This unit provides an introduction to the study of drugs: chemicals that affect living systems. This unit consists of a detailed account of the pharmacology of drugs that affect selected organ systems. These include the pharmacology of drugs affecting the endocrine system, the respiratory system, the immune system and the central nervous system. Emphasis is given to the clinical application of pharmacology in therapeutics through specifically-designed workshops that focus on case-studies.
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Dr Vanni Caruso
Dr Vanni Caruso, Dr Nicole Bye, Mr Cameron Randall
|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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,354.00||019907|
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.
28 x 1-hr lectures, 4 x 1-hr tutorials, 4 x 2-hr workshops.
In class tests (10%), 1x 50 min Mid-Sem written exam (30%), 1 x 2 hr end of semester written exam (60%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
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