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. Through learning the fundamental principles of neuroscience, students are supported to develop the necessary academic and technological skills to become successful in online study. Students learn how to access and interpret different forms of scientific literature, and develop a neuroscience vocabulary that will form the springboard for further studies in their degree path.
|College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
|Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Alison Canty and Sunny Jang
|Available as student elective?
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Online learning - approx. 10 hours per week.
Quizzes, weight 10%; Discussion board task, weight 20%; Written assignment (800 words), weight 35%; Oral presentation, weight 35%.
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