Courses & Units

Neurospeak understanding the nervous system CAD004

Hobart

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.

Note:

This foundation unit is fully online

Introduction

This foundation unit builds student capacity in information literacy using the brain as an example of a biological system. Students learn how to access and interpret different forms of scientific literature, develop a scientific vocabulary that will form the springboard for further studies in their degree path, and learn the fundamental principles of neuroscience. Neuroscience is the study of how the nervous system works, how the cells of the system are organised and how they develop and change in the presence of common pathological conditions, including dementia.

Summary

Unit name Neurospeak understanding the nervous system
Unit code CAD004
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Discipline Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Coordinator

Dr Jenna Ziebell

Teaching staff

Level Foundation
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Spring school (extended) Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018
Spring school (extended) 29/10/2018 21/11/2018 24/12/2018 17/2/2019

* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2018: $1,344.00 2018: $6,146.00 060199

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.

Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Internet-dependent activities

Assessment

Quizzes (10%), Short Answer Questions and Scientific Glossary (800 words, 35%),Oral Presentation (30%), Poster (25%)

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Textbooks

Required

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