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SLE323 - Advanced Topics in Biomedical Science

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Steve Cheung

Prerequisite:

Any two of SLE221, SLE222, SLE254, or SLE234

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit covers current concepts, controversies and latest methodological advances in human biology, to develop graduates as professionals. Selection of advanced topics in human biology will be used to illustrate current challenges and developments.  Students will develop critical awareness of biomedical science subject areas and be able to exercise independent and scientifically justified views.  Important characteristics of this unit will be the ability to express ideas both verbally and in written form and justify opinions.

Assessment

Examination 45%, online quiz 15%, assignment 40%

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