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MSc in Clinical Anatomy

Intercalated degrees

We encourage and support Medicine students studying with us from or other UK medical schools to intercalate on one of our programmes and pursue areas of specialised knowledge outside the Medicine core curriculum.


Broaden your experience

We welcome applications from external applicants and current Hull York Medical School students onto our intercalated degree programmes.

Studying for an intercalated degree allows you to explore a different subject that is of interest to you, gain new skills and experience, and achieve an extra degree.

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in specialist subjects to suit your interests.

Our programmes provide a powerful complement to your medical training, including clinical anatomy, pharmacology, health professions education, and medical sciences.

What is intercalation?

What is an intercalated degree? How do you find a course? Wondering if it's right for you? Find the answers to all this and more in our guide to intercalating during your Medicine degree.

Guide to intercalation
Pharmacology students and staff working in the lab
Health Professions Education students at at a study day
Clinical Anatomy students preparing tools

Masters degrees

MSc in Clinical Anatomy
A unique opportunity to undertake full-body dissection. Develop advanced knowledge and skills in clinically applied human anatomy to understand how the experience of handling cadaveric material translates to the anatomy of the living person.

MSc in Clinical Anatomy and Education
Acquire the same knowledge and skills as the MSc in Clinical Anatomy, plus a comprehensive professional education around developing teachers and researchers of anatomy.

MSc in Health Professions Education
This programme, accredited by the Higher Education Academy, is for health professionals who are interested in education, assessment, course design and educational research.

MSc in Pharmacology and Drug Development
This programme is aimed at aspiring clinical researchers, as well as those wishing to gain a deep understanding of the underlying principles of ‘how drugs work’ and ‘how to develop new drugs’.

MSc in Pharmacology and Education
If you are interested in becoming a clinical researcher and passing on your expertise to the next generation of pharmacology students and colleagues, the MSc in Pharmacology and Education is ideal.

Undergraduate degrees

We offer intercalated BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences degrees (120 credits) in the following disciplines. These degrees are offered in collaboration with schools and departments at the University of Hull and the University of York.

BSc (Hons) in Medical Sciences (Biological, Biomedical and Environmental Sciences)
Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Hull

In this one year intercalated BSc (Hons) research-focused degree, you will gain an understanding of the physiological processes and functions of the human body which underlie the diagnosis and treatment of disease. This degree also focuses on the pathobiology of infectious diseases and how this is linked to both diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

BSc (Hons) in Medical Sciences (Biomedical Sciences)
Department of Biology, University of York

In this one-year intercalated BSc (Hons) research-focused degree, you will gain expertise in the processes underpinning health and disease at the cellular and molecular level, covering themes such as cancer biology, infectious disease, immunology, and neuroscience.

Research degrees

MSc in Medical or Human Sciences (by thesis)
This programme allows you to conduct an independent research project, choosing to study within any area of our research specialisms, and obtain the skills to progress to a PhD or MD.

Doctoral degrees
We are pleased to offer the opportunity for highly motivated, exceptional students to study for a doctoral degree.

Masters degrees offered by our parent universities

Colleagues from Hull York Medical School are actively involved in the delivery of the following programmes. These are offered and awarded by our parent universities (either the University of Hull and the University of York):

MSc in Health and Climate Change (University of Hull)
This programme is aimed at current or future health leaders who are prepared to meet the challenge of climate change and its threat to human health. This MSc focuses on the impact of climate change on human health and explores strategies to mitigate and adapt to climate change from a public health perspective.

MSc in Mental Health Research (University of York)
This programme will equip you with the skills to take on roles in mental health research and clinical settings, and to have a positive impact on improving individual and population mental health and wellbeing.

MPH in Public Health (University of York)
Join a department with an international reputation for public health research to focus on systematic approaches to disease prevention, health and wellbeing.


Contact us

If you have any questions about intercalating with us, please contact us:


Telephone: +44 (0)1904 321360