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A career in forensics and anatomy

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How do you become an expert in Forensic Anatomy?

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If you’re interested in a career involving forensic work, anatomy or biomedical science, why not take your interest further and study with us.

Our undergraduate and postgraduate Biomedical Science degrees are designed for those with a strong general interest in modern biology who want to study at the forefront of the discipline.

They provide a thorough background to the subject from the level of the gene up to the integration of whole body systems, and our anatomy module is one of the only courses in the UK to offer a full dissection of a human cadaver.

There’s also the opportunity to work with world-class scientists doing research into the development and function of various cells, systems and individuals, in both health and disease.

Human Anatomy and Education

The University of Sheffield has launched a new postgraduate degree which offers participants practical and theoretical training in both topographical Human Anatomy and the pedagogy associated with teaching the discipline.

On our MSc. Human Anatomy and Education participants will develop an in-depth knowledge of the human body through comprehensive cadaveric dissection whilst also training to become accredited Anatomy Teachers.

On completion of the course, students will acquire the status of Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, the professional accreditation required of education practitioners in Higher Education in the UK. To find out more and learn how to apply for a place, click on the link above.

Undergraduate degrees

Our BSc in Biomedical Science can be taken as a three-year BSc course, or a four-year MBiomedSci course with either a year in industry or a year abroad.

Masters taught courses

There are also a range of taught Masters courses to choose from, which provide a broad learning experience concerned with the understanding of human disease mechanisms and their therapeutic potential.

Designed to respond to the growing demand for specialist research skills, our programmes train the next generation of scientists in this vital and multi-disciplinary nature of Biomedicine.

Research opportunities

The department of Biomedical Science has further options for research including PhD opportunities to choose from.

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