Anatomy Dissertation module (CA41004)

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In this module you will research an area of anatomical sciences in-depth and thus develop/enhance independent learning, writing and time management skills. You will select an anatomical area to investigate, this usually includes such areas as: functional anatomy, biomechanics, neuroanatomy, embryology, surgical topics or medical education. You will write a dissertation about your topic and present your project at an end of semester poster display.

Each project has a different topic area, so by the end of the module you should have developed the following transferable skills

  • Independent learning skills
  • Enhanced critical evaluation
  • Writing skills and data gathering/management techniques
  • Good practice in communication and time management
  • An understanding of ethics procedures for all projects and risk assessment requirements for practical projects


This module is available on following courses: