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Anatomy, Developmental & Human Biology iBSc

UCAS code: Not applicable. Apply direct to King's.

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
One year
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2021
Application deadline:
1 March 2021
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The Anatomy, Developmental & Human Biology Intercalated BSc offers students already on medical degree programmes the opportunity to achieve an additional specialist degree in just one year. The programme will help you to develop critical scientific research skills, and gain knowledge of a diverse range of anatomy-related fields. These include developmental biology, cell/ cycle regulations, neural mechanisms, psychology and behavioural science, which reflect the teaching strengths of the department.

Key benefits

  • One-year course leading to intercalated BSc
  • Strong focus on scientific research skills
  • Europe's largest centre for medical and professional healthcare education
  • Teaching by internationally renowned scientists and researchers

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The Anatomy, Developmental & Human Biology Intercalated BSc course will provide you with a great deal of flexibility and freedom to choose modules that reflect your interests, under guidance from our staff to ensure that your choices form a coherent programme of study. It offers a wide choice of taught units, including advanced human anatomy, biology of cancer, developmental neurobiology and psychology/behavioural science. You are also required to complete a compulsory research project, either library-based or experimental, on topics that reflect the research strengths and interests of the department. The requirement means that you will acquire valuable research skills, as well as opportunities to develop specialist knowledge in anatomy and related fields which will be of benefit in any medical career.

Base campuses

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Guy’s Campus

The Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine and the Dental Institute are based at the riverside Guy's Campus, next to the Shard.

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Waterloo Campus

Waterloo campus is home of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery and facilities for other faculties

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Standard entry requirements have not been set for this programme

Language requirement band is not set

Teaching methods - what to expect

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars and practical work. The course also requires a significant element of self-study.

Module Lectures (hours) Seminars and tutorials (hours) Practical/ lab work (hours) Private study (hours) Workshops (hours)
Experimental Project in Anatomy, Developmental & Human Biology (45 credits) - - 340 110 -
Anatomy, Developmental & Human Biology Library Project (15 credits) 1 - - - 8
Data Collection & Analysis Projects in Surgical Sciences and Anatomy (30 credits) - - 220 80 -
15 credit optional modules 110 taught in total - - 40 Variable
30 credit optional modules 220 taught in total - - 80 Variable

 

We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.

This course is primarily taught at our King’s College London Guy’s and Waterloo Campus, both on the South Bank of the Thames, putting you at the heart of everything London has to offer in terms of academic resources and also close to its social and entertainment attractions.

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

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Assessment

    Your performance will be assessed through a combination of coursework and written/practical examinations. Forms of assessment may typically include seminars, presentations, essays, practical write ups and written examinations. Coursework contributes approximately 30-40% and examinations approximately 60-70%% to your final mark.

    Regulating Body

    King’s College London is regulated by the Office for Students.

    The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

    Structure

    Courses are divided into modules. You will take modules totalling 120 credits.

    King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

    Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

    Employability

    Graduates from the School of Bioscience Education are equipped with a variety of transferable skills including data gathering, analysis and interpretation, presentation skills and teamwork. Our graduates are well-qualified to undertake a wide range of careers or training for a higher degree such as an MSc or PhD; with recent graduates continuing to study in medicine, dentistry and other related fields including pharmaceutical sciences, cardiovascular pharmacology and biomedical research.

    Destinations

    Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

    • research project coordinators
    • food scientist
    • company managers
    • business analysts
    • scientific copy editors

    Tuition Fees

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    Full time tuition fees UK:

    The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

    Full time tuition fees International:

    The International tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is £28,050 per year.

    Please note that the International tuition fee is subject to annual increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.

    All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

    Additional Costs

    In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

    • Books if you choose to buy your own copies
    • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions
    • Library fees and fines
    • Personal photocopies
    • Printing course handouts
    • Society membership fees
    • Stationery
    • Graduation costs
    • Travel costs for travel around London and between campuses

    You should also budget to pay for the associated subsistence costs, such as travel, visas, accommodation and food as well as any vaccination/immunisations required by the country to which you are travelling.  

    Funding

    To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

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    The Anatomy, Developmental & Human Biology Intercalated BSc course will provide you with a great deal of flexibility and freedom to choose modules that reflect your interests, under guidance from our staff to ensure that your choices form a coherent programme of study. It offers a wide choice of taught units, including advanced human anatomy, biology of cancer, developmental neurobiology and psychology/behavioural science. You are also required to complete a compulsory research project, either library-based or experimental, on topics that reflect the research strengths and interests of the department. The requirement means that you will acquire valuable research skills, as well as opportunities to develop specialist knowledge in anatomy and related fields which will be of benefit in any medical career.

    Base campuses

    campus guys
    Guy’s Campus

    The Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine and the Dental Institute are based at the riverside Guy's Campus, next to the Shard.

    waterloo-banner
    Waterloo Campus

    Waterloo campus is home of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery and facilities for other faculties

    Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

    Regulating bodies

    King's is regulated by the Office for Students

    Standard entry requirements have not been set for this programme

    Language requirement band is not set

    Teaching methods - what to expect

    You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars and practical work. The course also requires a significant element of self-study.

    Module Lectures (hours) Seminars and tutorials (hours) Practical/ lab work (hours) Private study (hours) Workshops (hours)
    Experimental Project in Anatomy, Developmental & Human Biology (45 credits) - - 340 110 -
    Anatomy, Developmental & Human Biology Library Project (15 credits) 1 - - - 8
    Data Collection & Analysis Projects in Surgical Sciences and Anatomy (30 credits) - - 220 80 -
    15 credit optional modules 110 taught in total - - 40 Variable
    30 credit optional modules 220 taught in total - - 80 Variable

     

    We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.

    This course is primarily taught at our King’s College London Guy’s and Waterloo Campus, both on the South Bank of the Thames, putting you at the heart of everything London has to offer in terms of academic resources and also close to its social and entertainment attractions.

    Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

    No URL has been set for this Kaltura video

    Assessment

      Your performance will be assessed through a combination of coursework and written/practical examinations. Forms of assessment may typically include seminars, presentations, essays, practical write ups and written examinations. Coursework contributes approximately 30-40% and examinations approximately 60-70%% to your final mark.

      Regulating Body

      King’s College London is regulated by the Office for Students.

      The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

      Structure

      Courses are divided into modules. You will take modules totalling 120 credits.

      King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

      Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

      Employability

      Graduates from the School of Bioscience Education are equipped with a variety of transferable skills including data gathering, analysis and interpretation, presentation skills and teamwork. Our graduates are well-qualified to undertake a wide range of careers or training for a higher degree such as an MSc or PhD; with recent graduates continuing to study in medicine, dentistry and other related fields including pharmaceutical sciences, cardiovascular pharmacology and biomedical research.

      Destinations

      Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

      • research project coordinators
      • food scientist
      • company managers
      • business analysts
      • scientific copy editors

      Tuition Fees

      No URL has been set for this Kaltura video

      Full time tuition fees UK:

      The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

      Full time tuition fees International:

      The International tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is £28,050 per year.

      Please note that the International tuition fee is subject to annual increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.

      All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

      Additional Costs

      In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

      • Books if you choose to buy your own copies
      • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions
      • Library fees and fines
      • Personal photocopies
      • Printing course handouts
      • Society membership fees
      • Stationery
      • Graduation costs
      • Travel costs for travel around London and between campuses

      You should also budget to pay for the associated subsistence costs, such as travel, visas, accommodation and food as well as any vaccination/immunisations required by the country to which you are travelling.  

      Funding

      To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

      No URL has been set for this Kaltura video

      Key information

      Course type:
      Single honours
      Delivery mode:
      Classroom
      Study mode:
      Full time
      Duration:
      One year
      Application status:
      Open
      Start date:
      September 2021
      Application deadline:
      1 March 2021
      King's Apply

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