MSc Clinical Anatomy

The MSc in Clinical Anatomy is a world-class programme, which is designed to provide advanced training in clinically applied human anatomy. You will learn from expert tutors and clinicians who are leading practitioners and researchers in their fields. You will be taught in small groups, in state-of the-art facilities and will have access to the resources of both the Universities of Hull and York.

You will receive all the help, support and guidance you need to get the most out of your time with us and achieve your academic and career goals. This programme will enhance your knowledge and your skills to undertake and deliver high quality research in clinical anatomy and related disciplines.

State-of-the-art facilities

You will have access to brand new, state-of–the art Thiel embalmed and plastination dissection labs, where you will have regular opportunities to conduct whole body dissections. Thiel embalmed cadavers will enhance your experience greatly by ensuring that cadaveric material is as close to living tissue as possible in colour, texture and flexibility.

Flexible course structure

You can tailor the programme to suit your individual interests and goals. You can choose from a number of exciting elective modules, which are taken in conjunction with the core modules. You will be based primarily on the University of Hull campus, but you may need to travel to York for some of the elective modules.

You can choose to study full time over one year, or part-time over two or three years. 

An ideal option for intercalating students

This programme is an ideal option for medical students wishing to intercalate. It will hone and develop your analytical and research skills, as well as your practical skills using state-of-the-art equipment, which will enhance your performance on your undergraduate programme.

MSc in Clinical Anatomy modules

The clinical anatomy programmes offer a mix of core modules and electives, giving you the opportunity to develop fundamental anatomical knowledge whilst also enhancing your skills in specialist areas of interest.

Applicants to the MSc in Clinical Anatomy must have previous training in human or mammalian biology. (e.g. graduates from medical, biomedical, anatomical science, veterinary medicine, and zoology backgrounds).

English Language requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate evidence of proficiency in English Language as follows: IELTS: 6.5 (in the academic test, with minimum score of 6.0 in all four language competences: Listening, reading, speaking and writing).

Fees Home / EU Students:

  • Full-time £7,940
  • Part-time (2 years) £3,970 (year 1 fee)
  • Part-time (3 years) £2,647 (year 1 fee)

Fees Overseas Students

  • Full-time £20,910
  • Part-time (2 years) £10,455 (year 1 fee)
  • Part-time (3 years) £6,790 (year 1 fee)

The fees for part time study are for the current year only, fees for subsequent years are subject to confirmation.

Postgraduate loan scheme

If you're starting a Masters you may be entitled to a government-backed loan of up to £10,000.

Full details about the loan scheme and how to apply are available here.

HYMS is offering three competitive scholarships for 2017-18 entry Clinical Anatomy or Clinical Anatomy and Education offer holders.

Intercalation Scholarship £2,500

Home/ EU Scholarship £2,500

Overseas Scholarship £5,150

Please complete the Scholarship application form for consideration. You must be an offer holder to have your application considered.

When you make your application, you may be asked for the following documents:

  • Personal statement
  • Academic transcript
  • Your CV (curriculum vitae)
  • Copy of a language certificate

The application deadline for this programme is 31st July 2017.

Applications are made through the University of York online application portal.

Apply for the MSc in Clinical Anatomy

Intercalating students must have successfully completed of a minimum of three years of an MB BS or comparable medical qualification.
"We are proud to offer the unique opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the practical and in depth study of clinical anatomy. We expect that students will graduate with a clinical anatomy qualification having had an excellent learning experience."

Dr Peter Bazira, Programme Director