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HMO201 - Science of Vision 2

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in D302 Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry

Unit chair:

Moneisha Gokhale and Ryan Wood-Bradley

Prerequisite:

HMO102

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

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

Content

Building on the prerequisite unit HMO102 Science of Vision 1, students will continue to develop an understanding and appreciation of scientific research and evidence-based practice. Students will encounter more of the fascinating research that has informed our current understanding of the visual system. Aims for students taking this unit include further development of the essentials of reading, writing and appraising vision science research, as well as refinement of skills in teamwork and peer review. Topics include scientific research methods, introductory statistics, critical appraisal, ethics, grants and being a researcher.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: TBL assessment (including iRAT, tRAT and Application Exercises) 20%
Assessment task 2: Literature review – written team assignment (1500 words)
and peer review of assignments 15%
Assessment task 3: Individual contribution and peer review of team members 10%
Assessment task 4: Critical appraisal of a scientific article – written individual assignment (750-1000 words) and oral presentation 25%
Assessment task 5: Evidence-based practice assessment - open book (2 hour) 30%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1305$1305$6675$7465

* 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.

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