HPS795 - Clinical Neuroscience
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per fortnight
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin
This unit is designed to provide an advanced examination of current issues, theories, methods, and applications relevant to the area of clinical neuroscience. This unit represents an extension of the principles introduced in HPS775 Behavioural Neuroscience to clinical disorders with a biological basis. Topics covered include: neural trauma and recovery; neurodegenerative disorders; psychopharmacology and the principles of drug action; the biological treatment of schizophrenia, depression, and anxiety; psychophysics and neuropsychological assessment; theories and disorders of sensation, perception, and action; higher-level functions.
Assessment task 1: Examination (2 hours) 60%
Assessment task 2: Written assignment (2500 words) 40%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.