Aero-space medicine is a growing sub-specialty of medicine. This unit is developed in collaboration with the Australasian Society of Aero-space Medicine (ASAM) and focuses on the environmental challenges and technological adaptions for survival in space. It explores the physiological and patho-physiological responses of humans in space and applies principles of space analogue research to inform the development of solutions to long-term space travel.
|Unit name||Humans in Space|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Dr Gordon Cable
Dr Edi Albert
|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|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $1,394.00||2020: $5,175.00||060199|
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Tuition pattern includes online modules and intensive face-to-face workshops.
Written Assessment (essay) 30% 1500 words; Written Assessment (essay) 50% 3000 words; Short Answer Exercises 20% 1500 words.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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