SLE323 - Applications of Biomedical Science


2024 unit information

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

Any two of SLE221, SLE222, SLE254, or SLE234

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour online lecture per week (week 1-5, week 8-11), 1 x 2 hour lecture (weeks 6 and 7), 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.


The unit will focus on integrating concepts and applying understanding to various clinical and functional scenarios through a series of case studies. This will allow students to develop critical awareness of biomedical concepts and the ability to exercise independent and scientifically justified views. As part of their scientific skills training students will work in a team to design and complete their own research project centred on a fundamental physiology concept. Students will design, conduct, analyse and present the outcomes of their project at an end of unit conference allowing them to showcase and communicate their findings to an audience.

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