This unit provides students with an understanding of how systems-based approaches are being used to address problems in human health and wellbeing. Students will plan and undertake experiments investigating disease mechanism using systems-based tools and approaches to data collection and analysis.
|Unit name||Systems-based Approaches to Medical Research|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Brad Sutherland|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Discuss and apply contemporary systems-based approaches used to address issues related to health and disease
- Design strategies to investigate disease mechanisms using systems-based approaches
- Plan and conduct experiments using contemporary systems-based approaches to data collection and analysis
- Solve research problems using contemporary systems-based approaches to data collection and analysis
- Critically evaluate, interpret and communicate experimental data and medical research literature
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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Independent Learning 2 hours weekly; Workshop 4 hours weekly.
|Assessment||Laboratory Worksheet (10%)|Test (x4) (20%)|Laboratory Report (30%)|Exam (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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