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University of Bristol

Applied Anatomy

UCAS Code: B112

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

A,B,B

ABB including B in two Science subjects. Contextual offer: BBC including B in two Science subjects. Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/#contextual for more information about contextual offers.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15

Pass Access to HE Diploma (Science) with at least 30 credits at Distinction, including 12 credits in each of two sciences, and 15 credits at Merit. We consider Access courses on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Admissions for further guidance by emailing choosebristol-ug@bristol.ac.uk

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,M2,M2

Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Standard numeracy and standard literacy GCSE profile requirements. To find out more please visit, http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/gcse/

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in two Science subjects. Contextual offer: 29 points overall with 14 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in two Science subjects. Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/#contextual for more information about contextual offers.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

DDM in Science including Distinction in science units, plus grade B at A-level in a lab-based science.

Scottish Higher

A,A,B,B,B

Advanced Higher: AB, and Standard Higher: AABBB.

Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.

UCAS Tariff

128-147

We’ve calculated how many Ucas points you’ll need for this course.

91%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Subject

Anatomy

Our teaching philosophy delivers a practical, hands-on and student-centred approach to all aspects of learning. The course will facilitate your journey from school leaver to independent critical thinker and anatomist.Year one introduces the principles of comparative anatomy and the structure of the major mammalian body systems. Teaching involves dissection and study of human and animal prosected cadaveric specimens. You will choose optional units from an extensive list to tailor your degree to your own interests and career aspirations.Year two allows you to specialise in medical or veterinary anatomy, although both units can be taken concurrently and we encourage you to do so. These units emphasise clinical relevance and application throughout. A dissection unit is an integral part of the second year.In year three you will follow a seminar-based course in which you will be actively involved in expert-led discussion of the latest anatomical research. The key focus of this year is an original research project, which can be laboratory-based scientific study, clinically related anatomical investigation or anatomically themed educational research. You are encouraged to select a project aligned to your future ambitions and to take a leading role in its direction. Our course in experimental design and statistics will give you all the tools you need to complete your project.The theme of personal professional development runs through the degree course and equips you with essential transferable skills for future employment.This course is available for intercalation.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£10,750
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£20,300
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Bristol

Department:

Centre for Applied Anatomy

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

83%
med
Anatomy

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Anatomy, physiology and pathology

Teaching and learning

90%
Staff make the subject interesting
96%
Staff are good at explaining things
91%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
80%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

90%
Library resources
83%
IT resources
90%
Course specific equipment and facilities
79%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

78%
UK students
22%
International students
34%
Male students
66%
Female students
86%
2:1 or above
4%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

A
A
A

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Anatomy, physiology and pathology

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£18,720
low
Average annual salary
95%
low
Employed or in further education
78%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

16%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
12%
Business, research and administrative professionals
11%
Caring personal services
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

The stats here cover not just anatomy, physiology and pathology courses, but also neuroscience and physiotherapy. Physiotherapy is much the most popular of the four. So, a lot of the data you’re looking at is really for physiotherapists, who have excellent employment rates - although all the subjects under this group do better than average. Anatomy and physiology graduates often take further study — usually moving on to a medical degree - and neurosciences graduates opt for a more academic route in study. Pathology graduates tend to go into work. Physiotherapy graduates mainly go straight into work, and a large majority got into physiotherapy roles within six months of graduation in 2016, usually either in hospitals or private practice. There are shortages of graduates in all of these disciplines although issues with funding roles, particularly in physiotherapy, still mean that these degrees are not a guaranteed path to a job - but the chances of getting a job are very good.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Anatomy

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£21k

£21k

£28k

£28k

£34k

£34k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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Graduate field commentary:

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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