M.Sc. is an abbreviated name of Master of Science, which is a post graduate course with various specializations of different streams. The specialization of Anatomy belongs to medical stream which is related to biology and medicine. It includes study of
The main 3 parts of course are human anatomy, plant anatomy (phytotomy) and animal anatomy (zootomy). The part of course also includes study about embryology, evolution, comparative anatomy, comparative embryology, etc. Candidates from M.Sc. in Anatomy get strong foundation about human anatomy which is helpful in teaching related profession and research based courses.
The course also includes practical sessions including dissections to understand about comprehensive knowledge of normal anatomy.
M.Sc. is a post graduate course which needs a graduate candidate with MBBS in Anatomy from any recognized university or institute with minimum 55% marks as a aggregate.
The duration for this course is 2 years.
For admission in M.Sc. in Anatomy, candidates need to qualify entrance examination for most of the reputed medical institutes. The filled application form needs to be submitted before due date enclosed with all other required documents. Institutes then shortlist the candidates for entrance examination on merit basis and lastly, candidates performing well in the same get short listed for admission.
Further Study options
After completion of M.Sc. in Anatomy, candidates can pursue Research based course named as PhD in Anatomy. It is a course through which candidates get an opportunity to conduct research on their own selected topic.
The course has 2 main parts- Theory and Practical. The theory part includes topics like Microscopic Anatomy, Genetics, developmental anatomy, gross anatomy, evolution, comparative anatomy, functional anatomy and may more.
A part about neuroanatomy and microscopic structure is also included in the course.
The practical sessions includes topics like histological techniques, electron microscopic structures of human body, tissues and cells, etc. Candidates also learn about slides, developmental anatomy specimens, genetic specimens, neuroanatomy specimens, etc.
These candidates can work in different employment areas like Biomedical research labs, industrial Biotechnology institutes, hospitals, private clinics, government research institutes, defense services, private clinics, applied arts and science institutes, etc.
The main designations available for these candidates are associate professor, medical scientist, research assistant, etc.
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