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Module

CMB2007 : Human Anatomy

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Meenakshi Swamy
  • Owning School: Biomedical, Nutritional and Sports Scien
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

This module aims to help you develop a core knowledge and understanding of human anatomy.

The course consists of a programme of computer-based sessions that explore various anatomical topics. You should work through the material in the scheduled sessions, and complete the quizzes.

In addition to the computer-based sessions there are two gross anatomy practical classes in the dissecting room when you will have the opportunity to examine human material.

Outline Of Syllabus

Major anatomical systems (including musculoskeletal, nervous, circulation, respiratory, gastrointestinal, urinary, reproductive and immune).

Teaching Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion31:003:00Preparation for online written exam
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesPractical21:002:00PIP on campus
Structured Guided LearningStructured research and reading activities93:0027:00Non-sync online tutorials
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study165:0065:00Preparing notes, additional reading and revision
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesModule talk11:001:00Sync online - Introductory lecture
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesModule talk21:002:00Sync online. Drawing together key elements of learning
Total100:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

The module centres on online material that students work through either in scheduled time or in their own time. There are scheduled sessions to introduce students to the module, draw together key elements of learning before practicals and provide an opportunity for Q&As. The two practical sessions in the dissecting room will develop their understanding and to reinforce the material.

Assessment Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Exams
Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination602A100Online 24 hour take home paper. All parts must be answered (8 single sentence/50 words max & 2 short answer question (350-400 words)
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The short answer question section of the examination will assess the students' knowledge and understanding of taught material and additional reading.

Reading Lists

Timetable