M.Sc. is a post graduation Master's course with its full name as 'Master of Science'. The specialization of Anatomy teaches about morphology of the human body and related scientific study. This course has 2 main domains- microscopic anatomy and gross anatomy. The gross anatomy is also known as topographical anatomy which deals with the anatomical structures which are visible even without microscope.
As the name suggest, Microscopic anatomy is related to the study of tiny anatomical structures which can be seen through microscopes only. It can be cytology or histology, biochemistry, human physiology, etc.
Candidates willing to improve their knowledge about life sciences and anatomy are suitable for this course.
Being a Master's course, candidates holding Bachelor's or Graduation degree are eligible for this course. The specialization during gradation should be BAMS/one subject of Biological Sciences/BHMS/MBBS/BPT/B. Pharm or any other related stream.
Admission can be availed through direct submitting the application form in some colleges. It is on merit basis or through entrance examinations in most of the colleges.
Candidates need to check the same from the administrative offices of selected institutes and then need to prepare accordingly.
The duration for this course is 2 years. These 2 years are divided into 4 semesters and each semester is having 6 months duration.
Further Study options
After successful completion of the course, candidate interested for higher studies can enroll for research based PhD. course. This course does not have any age restriction and no strict time duration. Interested candidates can pursue the same as per their availability and suitability.
The course includes study of topics like basics of Anatomy, general Biochemistry, Basics of Physiology, etc. It also teaches about research Methodologies, Bio statistics and general anatomy.
The part of course includes practical sessions and the last semester is dedicated to dissertation which is a kind of small project. During dissertation, candidates learn about all the practical aspects related to their course.
The course is advised for candidates from the field of nursing, dentistry, medicine as it enhances their knowledge ad broaden their field of work.
These candidates can get job in colleges and universities very easily. The role can be of teaching or research. They can also join government hospitals, medical lab, health care centers, private clinics, etc.
The top desired designations are Medical scientist, research assistant, associate professor anatomy, Sr. Medical Coder, etc.
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