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Anatomy, Developmental & Human Biology iBSc

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

Please note the course details apply to 2022 entry. The fee information reflects 2023/24 entry. Please check back for updated course information pertaining to 2023 entry, as further information will be published shortly.

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
One year
Application status:
Closed
Start date:
September 2022
Application deadline:
26 January 2022
King's Apply

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. This programme will help you 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. Please note the below application deadlines: - 26 January 2022 (King's applicants) - 2 March 2022 (External applicants)

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.

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. Our programme 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 Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences 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

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Entry requirements for MBBS students

King’s students must have passed Stage 1 and Stage 2.

External students must have first time passes for years 1 and 2 and all SSCs.

 

Entry requirements for Dental students

BDS students are required to pass year 2 at the first attempt and year 3 or 4 if applicable.

 

Entry requirements for Veterinary students

Veterinary students are required to pass year 2 at the first attempt and year 3 if applicable.

 

For further information please see the Intercalated webpage.  

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

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.

Assessment

  • Seminars
  • Presentations
  • Exams
  • Coursework

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.

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

Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2023-2024 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 2023-2024 academic year is £31,260 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

Funding

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. Our programme 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 Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences 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

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Entry requirements for MBBS students

King’s students must have passed Stage 1 and Stage 2.

External students must have first time passes for years 1 and 2 and all SSCs.

 

Entry requirements for Dental students

BDS students are required to pass year 2 at the first attempt and year 3 or 4 if applicable.

 

Entry requirements for Veterinary students

Veterinary students are required to pass year 2 at the first attempt and year 3 if applicable.

 

For further information please see the Intercalated webpage.  

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

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.

Assessment

  • Seminars
  • Presentations
  • Exams
  • Coursework

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.

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

Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2023-2024 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 2023-2024 academic year is £31,260 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

Funding

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
One year
Application status:
Closed
Start date:
September 2022
Application deadline:
26 January 2022
King's Apply

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