Cross Sectional Anatomy

Course Features

  • This is a fully online module using online lectures, videos and electronic resources, thus allowing flexibility of access for distance learning.
  • Optional attendance session in the UCD Anatomy Dissection Laboratory.  
  • Accomodates professionals in full time employment through flexible e-learning environment.

Who Should Take This Course?

This module is open to all health care and associated professionals who encounter cross sectional imaging on a regular basis.

What Will I Learn?

Skills and Knowledge

This module will provide the student with a comprehensive knowledge of normal cross sectional human anatomy of the head, neck and trunk. The modalities of Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in particular will be used in correlation with cadaveric cross sections to acquaint students with normal and some abnormal anatomy as seen clinically. This module will be delivered mostly via electronic learning. 


Teaching and Learning

Module participants will profit from using a fully online e-Learing module, which incorporates lectures, multimedia and online discussions as well as self-directed learning. The teaching and learning strategies are designed to encourage autonomous reflective practitioners who can further develop their personal and professional skills within a supportive framework.

Am I Eligible For This Course?

Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree / qualification in a relevant healthcare role.

Application Details

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Course Fees

For more information on course fees please visit the Fees & Grants Office website. 

Contact Us

Academic Programme Director

Programme Administrator

Dr Shane Foley 
School of Medicine & Medical Science
Health Sciences Centre
UCD Belfield
Dublin 4
Diagnostic Imaging Programme Office
Health Sciences Centre
UCD Belfield
Dublin 4
T: + 353 1 716 6545