Courses & Units

Advanced Topics in the Neurobiology of Dementia CAD302

Hobart

Introduction

This unit will present a range of advanced topics related to the pathology and aetiology of diseases that cause dementia. The unit will focus on contemporary techniques and approaches used across clinical and laboratory settings to understanding the neurobiological basis of neurodegeneration. Academic and research staff of the Wicking Centre will present national and international examples of high-quality neuroscience research, with opportunities for discussion of findings and implications for dementia care.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Topics in the Neurobiology of Dementia
Unit code CAD302
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Discipline Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Coordinator

Adele Woodhouse

Teaching staff

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International 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 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,108.00 090507

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Requisites

Prerequisites

  • CAD201, CAD202

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully Online

Assessment

Oral presentation, weight 30%; Online discussions (800 words each), weight 30%; Written assignments (Log/Workbook 600-700 words each, weight 40%.

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Textbooks

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