SLE719 - Toxicology and Biohazards
Continuing students who have completed SBH724 Human Factors should enrol in SBH712 Toxicology and Biohazards (instead of SLE719)
Please refer to the Unit Guide for any details regarding the contact hours
Note:Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
ContentThe unit provides a basic understanding of the science of toxicology and an appreciation of important toxic agents encountered in occupations. Major topics covered are introduction to human physiology; absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of toxins; mutagenesis and carcinogenesis; immune system; respiratory systems; hepato and nephroxtoxity; skin and eyes; nervous system; reproductive system; blood and cardiotoxicity; toxicity testing; introduction to epidemiology; risk assessment; biological monitoring; and biological hazards.
Four assignments (10% each) 40%, examination 60%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve a minimum mark of 50% in the examination and an overall mark of 50%.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.