Introduces students to the types of research which informs our understanding of normal and abnormal functions of the human body and of treatment and preventative health care. The unit also covers basic pharmacological and toxicological principles, the use and monitoring of drugs as therapeutic agents and their misuse, including the issues of drug usage in sport. Issues of current interest in biomedical, environmental health and exercise science will also be addressed.
|Unit name||Research and Topics in Health Sciences|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Health Science
Professor Dominic Geraghty
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2017: $1,131.00||2017: $2,168.00||069999|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
2-hr lecture (13 weeks, including online), 2-hr statistics practical/workshop (4 weeks)
Mid-Semester Multiple Choice Test (10%); Assignment 1 (max 5000 words) (25%); Assignment 2 (1000 words) (10%), Statistics Test (5%),Final 3-hr exam (50%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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