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The Department of Anatomy believes in collective responsibility and as a result, each Lecturer is assigned one or two courses by the Head of Department.  The Lecturer draws up lecture, practical and tutorial schedules which must be approved by the Head of Department before implementation.


Philosophy and Objective

The overall objectives of the Courses in Anatomy which covers the areas of Gross Anatomy, Histology, Embryology and Neuroanatomy are as follows:

That on completion of the courses, the successful student should be able to:

  • Correctly define and use scientific terms encountered in the various branches of Human Anatomy;
  • Correctly describe and communicate the human structure effectively in anatomical terms with other specialists in the health profession;
  • Apply selectively the information obtained from these courses in the solution of either abstract or real problems involving human biology in the Basic and Clinical Years of training;
  • Pursue further training in the Biological and other Health-related Professions;
  • Successfully complete appropriate examinations covering this content area.