Courses & Units

Neuroscience Research in Dementia CAD301



This unit will examine the latest research related to neuroscience research, and related investigative approaches using experimental models, related to dementing illnesses. The unit will involve an analysis of the principle quantitative methods underlying neuroscience research. Students will have the opportunity to undertake analyses of relevant data sources to extract key findings, will present on a topic to other students, and engage in online discussions.


Unit name Neuroscience Research in Dementia
Unit code CAD301
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
Wicking Centre
Discipline Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre

Dr Anna King

Teaching staff

Dr Anna King

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


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017

* 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.

About Census Dates



Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,903.00 090507

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.



  • CAD201, CAD202


Teaching Pattern



Worksheets (total of 1000 words, 20%), Written assignment (1500 words, 30%), Oral Presentation (25%), Discussion Posts (25%).

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