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Department of Anatomy

Faculty of Medicine

King Saud University

 

 

 

Ph. D. Program in Anatomy

 

 

Objectives:

·        Providing practical skills and experience of laboratory techniques as applied to an original research project

·        Providing opportunities to practice and improve written and oral communication skills

·        Providing training in problem solving and data analysis

·        Encouraging the candidates to develop a flexibility to adapt to changes throughout their working life

·        Reassessing traditional viewpoints of applied anatomy in the light of current technology

·        Developing skills of teaching

 

Duration:

          NOT LESS THAN THREE ACADEMIC YEARS (6 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. SC. In anatomy from King Saud University or any equivalent degree from Universities recognized by King Saud University          OR

2.      Holders of any M. Sc. from King Saud University or any equivalent degree from Universities recognized by King Saud University but must pass a complementary course of Anatomy of 2 semester duration, with a B grade at least, in the Department of Anatomy         OR

3.     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 and must pass a complementary course of Anatomy of 3 semester duration, with a B grade at least, in the Department of Anatomy      

·        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 will be taught in the first year

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

·        Research component:

1.     Beginning from the second semester of the first 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 candidate is expected to submit an original research thesis at the end of the period of the research work

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Curriculum:

FIRST YEAR

·        Semester I: 12 credit hours

a) Compulsory courses: 10 credit hours

 

COURSE

TITLE

NO. OF HOURS

Anat. 601

Specialized Laboratory Techniques

5(3+2)

Anat. 602

Systemic Anatomy

5(3+2)

 

 

b) Optional courses: 2 credit hours (The student must select one of the  

     optional courses below)

 

COURSE

TITLE

NO. OF HOURS

Anat. 621

Electron Microscopy

2(1+1)

Anat. 622

Experimental embryology

2(1+1)

Anat. 623

Statistical analysis

2(1+1)

 

·        Evaluation: consists of:

1.     Quizzes

2.     Practical exams

3.     Exams at mid & end of the semester

 

·        Semester II:

a) Compulsory courses: 4 credit hours

 

COURSE

TITLE

NO. OF HOURS

Anat. 624

Arts of teaching

1(1+0)

Anat. 625

Research technology

2(1+1)

 

·        Evaluation: consists of:

1.     Quizzes

2.     Exams at mid and end of the semester

 

 

 

 

b) Research component:

1.     Review of literature in order to submit a proposal for the thesis

2.     Setting up of research facilities and performing a pilot study to test methods of the study

3.     Registration of the topic of the thesis by the middle of the second semester

4.     Seminars on proposed field of research

 

·        Evaluation: consists of:

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

 

 

SECOND YEAR

·        Semester I and II:

a) Continuation of research work under the guidance of the supervisor

b) Teaching practice: the candidate will take teaching responsibilities in certain courses under supervision

c) Seminars:

·        Presentation of certain subjects

·        Critical review of certain papers

·        Discussion of progress of research

 

·        Evaluation: consists of:

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

 

 

 

 

THIRD YEAR

·        Semester I:

Performance of final stages of thesis

 

·        Semester II:

1.     Preparation for the presentation of the thesis

2.     Submission of the thesis

3.     Defense of the thesis: the thesis will be defended in front of a panel of examiners selected by the Departmental Board


 
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