UWA's admission requirements for some postgraduate courses have changed for Semester 2, 2020 to facilitate student access to study during the COVID-19 situation. In many cases, these changes may not be extended beyond 2020. Contact Future Students for more information.
Master of Anatomical Sciences (coursework and dissertation)
This course makes available advanced training in the subject area of anatomical sciences. It enables students to upgrade their knowledge and develop investigative skills by participating in projects in different areas in anatomical sciences, critical reviews of literature, collection of material (field, experimental or literature) and the processing, analysis and evaluation of data.
- Course title
- Master of Anatomical Sciences (coursework and dissertation)
- Award abbreviation
- Course code
- Course type
- master's degree by coursework and dissertation
- not available in 2020
- Administered by
- Faculty of Science
- CRICOS code
- Intake periods
- Beginning of year and mid-year
- Attendance type
- full- or part-time (Student visa holders should read Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 for more information.)
- Credit points required
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
- Standard course duration
- 2 years
- Time limit
- 5 years
- Delivery mode
- Locations offered
- UWA (Perth)
- Domestic fee type
- Postgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP
- Course Coordinator(s)
- Associate Professor Nick Milne
- Visit the fees calculator.
Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.
Note: This course is not available in 2020.
|Key to availability of units:|
|S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2020;|
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised
Take all units (96 points):
Research skills and dissertation
|Availability||Unitcode||Unitname||Unit requirements||Contact hours|
|ANHB5435||Anatomical Dissection 1 (Limbs)|
|ANHB5436||Anatomical Sciences Project (24 points)|
|ANHB5439||Anatomical Dissection 2 (Torso)|
|ANHB5440||Anatomical Dissection 3 (Head and Neck)|
|ANHB5441||Anatomical Laboratory Practice|
|ANHB5442||Anatomical Sciences Dissertation Part 1 (18 points)|
|N/A||ANHB5443||Anatomical Sciences Dissertation Part 2 (18 points)||students attend a series of meetings with their project supervisors and seminars and tutorials as required|
|S1||APHB4002||Research Design and Analysis Part 1||seminars: 1 hour per week; workshops/tutorials: 2–4 hours per week each|
|S2||APHB4003||Research Design and Analysis Part 2||seminars: 1 hour per week; workshops/tutorials: 2–4 hours per week each|
Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.
Academic Conduct Essentials module
2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).
English Language competency requirements
3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.
Admission ranking and selection
Articulations and exit awards
- 51300 Graduate Diploma in Anatomical Sciences (48 points)
- 53510 Master of Anatomical Sciences (96 points)
(2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Anatomical Sciences course before completing it, but after fulfilling the requirements of a lesser award in the above sequence, may apply for the relevant award.
(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.
8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.
9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.
10. Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 are assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty unless the Faculty determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances.
11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.
Award with distinction
13. The Faculty, on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology, may grant credit towards the course up to a value of 48 points at Level 4 or higher to an applicant who has completed—