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BMED13-125: Exploring Human Disease

Description

The aim of this subject is to apply and further advance knowledge and critical thinking skills that students have developed throughout their degree program. Students will be required to think across disciplines (including anatomy, physiology, cell biology, genetics, biochemistry, pharmacology, pathology, immunology and microbiology) in their quest to understand each disease mechanism. This subject applies problem-based learning (PBL) as its central tenet to promote active and self-directed learning.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeBMED13-125
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • January 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Medicine
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $4,205
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of mechanisms of disease and the body's response at the systemic, cellular and molecular level
2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the clinical manifestations, diagnostic procedures and methods of treatment/management of common human diseases
3. Access and interpret biomedical information from journals, electronic databases, websites and other sources
4. Critically evaluate new knowledge with an understanding of the basic concepts and principles of scientific investigation in biomedical sciences
5. Demonstrate competency in effective problem-solving and critical thinking skills

Prerequisites

BMED12-120 - Pathophysiology and Pharmacology

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard
Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018