14 July 2017
Human Anatomy & Physiology
The module will provide you with an understanding of the basic human anatomy and physiology, where your will learn the coupling of structure with function through a series of lectures, tutorials and practical sessions. The use of computer-assisted learning during tutorials will enable you to learn using virtual 3D representations taken from the Visible Human data set. Furthermore, the Anatomy & Physiology Online software will allow self-assessment in preparation for the final module examination. There will be two sessions in the dissection room to facilitate learning about the skeleton and the cardiovascular system. You will get an opportunity to augment your learning by exploring London's museums, including the Science Museum, the Hunterian Museum, the Natural History Museum and the Gordon Museum.
This module will consist of a minimum of 45 contact hours with teaching taking place between 9 am and 5 pm from Monday to Friday.
Anatomy and physiology knowledge is useful for entry into many undergraduate and postgraduate courses, such as medicine, dentistry, nursing, biomedical sciences, forensics, osteopathy etc. King's has a long and well known tradition in these subjects and the course will benefit all students considering biomedical-related careers. The module will also benefit people employed in biomedical professions that want to expand their knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
Learning outcomes and objectives
By the end of the module, you should have:
• demonstrated basic anatomical knowledge of the human being with particular detail in the musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems.
• gained an understanding of systems physiology with particular detail in muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems.
Many of our students get credit for the summer modules taken at King’s. You should approach your home university before applying as it is up to them to apply the credit to your degree programme. We would recommend a three week module would be equivalent to 3-4 US credits or 7.5 ECTS.
GBP 1500: Tuition Fee