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Department of Anatomy

Faculty of Medicine

King Saud University

 

 

 

M. Sc. Program in Anatomy

 

 

Objectives:

·        Providing a broad-based knowledge and understanding of Anatomy

·        Encouraging the development of basic skills of information technology

·        Encouraging the development of basic skills in research methodology

·        Encouraging independent thinking in the fulfillment of a research project

 

Duration:

          NOT LESS THAN TWO ACADEMIC YEARS (4 SEMESTERS)

 

Eligibility:

          A)      General

General requirements for admission governed by rules & regulations of King Saud University

          B)      Specific

·        Applicants must be:

1.     Holders of M.B.B.Ch. (with a C grade, at least) from King Saud University or any equivalent degree from Universities recognized by King Saud University and having at least a C grade in Anatomy         OR

2.      Holders of any M.B.B.Ch. (with a B grade, at least) from King Saud University or any equivalent degree from Universities recognized by King Saud University but must have passed a course of anatomy not less than 3 credit hours with at least a C grade in that course

·        Applicants must pass an interview conducted by the Department of Anatomy

·        Applicants must accept to be a full-time candidate in the Department of Anatomy

 

Outline:

·        The program will include both courses and a research component

·        Courses:

1.     Courses have a total credit of 24 hours

2.     Courses will be taught in the first year (12 credit hours per semester)

3.     All courses are compulsory courses

4.     Students will be subjected to a continuous evaluation during and at the end of each course

·        Research component:

1.     In the second year, the student will be engaged in a research work, in a specialty of his choice, under the supervision of an academic staff member of the Department of Anatomy

2.     The student is expected to submit a research thesis at the end of the period of the research work

 

Curriculum:

FIRST YEAR

·        Semester I: 12 credit hours

COURSE

TITLE

NO. OF HOURS

Anat. 501

Morphology of upper & lower limbs

3(1+2)

Anat. 502

Morphology of thorax & abdomen

3(1+2)

Anat. 521

Cell biology

2 (1+1)

Anat. 531

Radiological anatomy

1(1+0)

Anat. 551

Clinical anatomy

3(2+1)

 

·        Semester II: 12 credit hours

COURSE

TITLE

NO. OF HOURS

Anat. 503

Morphology of head & neck

4(3+1)

Anat. 504

Comparative anatomy

1(1+0)

Anat. 505

Neuroanatomy

2 (1+1)

Anat. 522

Histology

2(1+1)

Anat. 541

Genetics

1(1+0)

 

·        Evaluation: consists of:

1.     Quizzes

2.     Practical exams

3.     Dissection of specimens

4.     Essay questions at mid & end of each semester

5.     Oral exams at end of each semester

 

 

 

SECOND YEAR

·        Semester I:

1.     Registration of the topic for thesis: by the middle of the first semester, the candidate must have written a proposal for the M. Sc. research and have registered the topic of the proposed thesis

2.     Seminars:

·        Presentation of certain subjects

·        Critical review of certain papers

·        Discussion of progress of research

* Evaluation of semester I:

          The average of:

1.     A mark given by the supervisor of the thesis regarding the progress of the work in the thesis & the conduct of the candidate during work

2.     A mark given by each staff member regarding the conduct of the candidate during seminars

 

·        Semester II:

1.     Completion, submission and defense of thesis

2.     The thesis will be defended in front of a panel of examiners selected by the Departmental Board


COURSE CONTENTS FOR M. Sc. PROGRAM

 

 

ANAT. 501 – MORPHOLOGY OF UPPER & LOWER LIMB

The course includes a detailed study of the morphology of the upper and lower limbs

 

ANAT. 502 – MORPHOLOGY OF THORAX, ABDOMEN & PELVIS

The course includes a detailed study of the morphology of thorax, abdomen and pelvis

 

ANAT. 503 – MORPHOLOGY OF HEAD & NECK

The course includes a detailed study of the morphology of head and neck

 

ANAT. 504 – COMPARATIVE ANATOMY

The course includes a detailed study of the comparative anatomy of different systems of the body with special reference to mammals

 

ANAT. 505 – NEUROANATOMY

The course includes a detailed study of the morphology and histology of the nervous system

 

ANAT.521 – CELL BIOLOGY

The course includes:

·        A detailed study of the ultrastructure of the cell components and their function

·        Membrane proteins membrane lipids & membrane carbohydrates

 

ANAT. 522 – HISTOLOGY

The course includes:

·        A detailed study of the basic tissues of the body

·        A detailed study of the histology of different systems

·        A detailed study of the routine histological techniques

 

ANAT. 531 – RADIOLOGICAL ANATOMY

The course is an application of knowledge of radiological anatomy for clinical purposes. It helps the candidate to be familiar with radiographs, MRI and sections of different parts of body.

 

ANAT. 541 – GENETICS

The study includes fundamentals of genetics with special reference to its importance in medical practice

 

ANAT. 551 – CLINICAL ANATOMY

The course includes a detailed study of the functional correlation of different parts of the body and its application for clinical purposes

 

 
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