Anatomy and Histology

Study in the Discipline of Anatomy and Histology is offered by the Sydney Medical School. Units of study in this major are available at standard and advanced level.

Program structure and content

The Discipline of Anatomy and Histology teaches intermediate and senior level units of study in topographical and comparative anatomy, neuroanatomy and neuroscience, histology, cellular and developmental biology, physical anthropology, and forensic osteology to students in the Faculties of Science, Medicine and Dentistry. The discipline offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses and carries out extensive biomedical research.

First year planning for a Anatomy and Histology major

Essential: 12 credit points of Junior Biology or 12 credit points of Junior Psychology.

Requirements for a major

For a major in Anatomy and Histology, the minimum requirement is 24 credit points from any ANAT, HSTO, EMHU and select NEUR senior units of study. For a major in Anatomy and Histology (Advanced), the minimum requirement is 24 credit points from any Advanced units in ANAT, HSTO, EMHU or select NEUR senior units of study.

Honours

Taking an Honours degree provides the opportunity for students to do research on a project supervised by a member of staff. Assessment is based on a thesis summarising the results of the year's research, along with additional studies. To qualify for admission to an Honours year, the student must obtain an appropriate standard in either senior level Anatomy, Histology or Neuroscience.

Honours contact

Professor Frank J Lovicu
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T +61 2 9351 5170

or

Dr Paul J Austin
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T +61 2 9351 5061

Contact and further information

Website: sydney.edu.au/medicine/anatomy/
Email:
Phone: +61 2 9351 2497
Address:
Anderson Stuart Building F13
University of Sydney
NSW 2006