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|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,655.33|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$6,318.60|
- Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
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- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Anatomy's website
- Teaching staff
2020 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:
- Literature review
- Laboratory report (based on a dissection project)
- Research proposal
- Teaching Arrangements
- All teaching is undertaken on campus.
- 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.
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- 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