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MSc Medical Art Medical Art is the depiction of anatomy, medical science, pathology and surgery. This may include medical images, models or animations for use in education, advertising, marketing and publishing, conceptual work in relation to research, education and publishing and two or three-dimensional visualisation for the training of medical professionals. A dynamic collaboration between the College of Life Sciences and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, The Forensic and Medical Art Unit is at the forefront of research with widespread applications in the fields of human identification, archaeological investigation, medical illustration and museum and media exhibition. Perhaps best know for its work in facial reconstruction ? the process of rebuilding a face from the skull ? the Unit also undertakes related research in facial recognition, anthropology, anthropometry and taphonomy. The Unit works closely with the NHS and the Medical Artists? Association. The MSc in Medical Art has been developed as a professional Masters Programme in response to the need for a methodical transition from a variety of degrees of undergraduate study to specialist practice within the contemporary medical art field. The MSc aims to provide expertise for those intending to work at the leading edge of the medical art profession and is a supportive environment to nurture innovative and creative ideas. During the first semester the medical artists study dissection of the human body both cranial and post-cranial and apply knowledge gained form this to their life drawing and sculpture. There are also modules regarding research and design skills and current technologies. The second semester enables further specialisation. The medical art students study surgical and pathological art and patient information, encompassing CAD, modelmaking, 3D animation, web design and moulage. Other modules include medico-legal ethics and life art and portraiture. This one-year taught Masters course will be run within the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee. Assessment is continuous and a dissertation based on a research project and portfolio will form a compulsory element of the degree. To Apply: Applicants require: 1) a 2.i (or equivalent) or higher in an art degree. 2) a 2.i (or equivalent) or higher in an appropriate medical science degree* All applicants will need to provide an appropriate portfolio of art work and be able to demonstrate a high standard of English. Applicants with other qualifications or relevant experience will also be considered. All applicants must be able to demonstrate a high standard of English. * (eg: anatomy, anthropology, archaeology, dentistry, biology, forensic science, genetics, medicine, sociology). Further information: For information on this and other taught postgraduate degrees at the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification, University of Dundee please contact: Mr. Gregory Mahoney Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification MSIWTB Complex Dow Street University of Dundee Dundee DD1 5EH tel ? 01382 386838 fax ? 01382 385893 email ? [email protected]

MSc Medical Art Medical Art is the depiction of anatomy, medical science, pathology and surgery. This may include medical images, models or animations for use in education, advertising, marketing and publishing, conceptual work in relation to research, education and publishing and two or three-dimensional visualisation for the training of medical professionals. A dynamic collaboration between the...

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