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ANAT451 Functional Human Anatomy

ANAT 451 provides an opportunity to develop research skills in the area of clinical and functional anatomy, focusing on a self-selected topic in a specific region of the musculoskeletal system. This 9-week paper encompasses small group tutorials, dissection, and self-directed learning with the aim of enhancing critical thinking, writing skills, and analytical and technical abilities.

Paper title Functional Human Anatomy
Paper code ANAT451
Subject Anatomy
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,559.81
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,617.79

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Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
Anatomy Office
Room 231, 2nd Floor
Lindo Ferguson Building (LFB)
phone: 479 7362
anatomy@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
2017 teaching staff to be confirmed -“ please contact the Department for more information.
Paper Structure
The focus on this paper is on the clinical anatomy of the knee joint. Three main pieces of work are assessed:
  1. Literature review
  2. Laboratory report (based on a dissection project)
  3. Research proposal
Teaching Arrangements
All teaching is undertaken on campus.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The primary objective of this paper is to broaden students' knowledge and expertise in the field of clinical anatomy research.
Specific objectives of the course work and associated assessment tasks are to:
  • Assist students to obtain an in-depth knowledge of the clinical anatomy of a structure of the knee joint
  • Develop your critical thinking, analytical and technical (dissection) skills
  • Enhance students' abilities to understand and critique a range of scientific papers relevant to clinical anatomy
  • Provide an awareness of the ethics surrounding clinical anatomy research
  • Develop teamwork and written and oral communication skills.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle

ANAT 451 provides an opportunity to develop research skills in the area of clinical and functional anatomy, focusing on a self-selected topic in a specific region of the musculoskeletal system. This 9-week paper encompasses small group tutorials, dissection, and self-directed learning with the aim of enhancing critical thinking, writing skills, and analytical and technical abilities.

Paper title Functional Human Anatomy
Paper code ANAT451
Subject Anatomy
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,590.98
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,842.50

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Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
Anatomy Office
Room 231, 2nd Floor
Lindo Ferguson Building (LFB)
phone: 479 7362
anatomy@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
2018 teaching staff to be confirmed. Please contact the Department for more information.
Paper Structure
The focus on this paper is on the clinical anatomy of the knee joint. Three main pieces of work are assessed:
  1. Literature review
  2. Laboratory report (based on a dissection project)
  3. Research proposal
Teaching Arrangements
All teaching is undertaken on campus.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The primary objective of this paper is to broaden students' knowledge and expertise in the field of clinical anatomy research.

Specific objectives of the course work and associated assessment tasks are to:
  • Assist students to obtain an in-depth knowledge of the clinical anatomy of a structure of the knee joint
  • Develop your critical thinking, analytical and technical (dissection) skills
  • Enhance students' abilities to understand and critique a range of scientific papers relevant to clinical anatomy
  • Provide an awareness of the ethics surrounding clinical anatomy research
  • Develop teamwork and written and oral communication skills

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle