INTRODUCTION TO BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE
Credit points: 15
Biomedical science is the study of health and disease and plays an important role in modern medicine. In this subject, students are introduced to fundamental concepts in important human disorders and diseases, including cancer, neurodegenerative disease, cardiovascular disease and infectious disease. Subject material will cover the key biological processes and molecular mechanisms that underpin the progression of these diseases. Students will also be introduced to potential career paths of biomedical science graduates in clinical settings and biomedical research via tutorial sessions from experts in these professions.
FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering
Subject Co-ordinatorDamian Spencer
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Prerequisites BCH2IBM or BCH2BMA
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment size200
Enrolment information Tutorial space capacity Students for whom MED2BMS is a core subject will be given first priority. If the quota is exceeded, students will be selected on the basis of their WAM score in Year 1 and/or BCH2IBM/BCH2BMA.
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDamian Spencer
One 1.0 hours lecture/seminar every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2.0 hours workshop every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
|Case study assignment (500 words)||10|
|End of semester examination (2 hr)||45|
|INquiry/research activities including quizzes, data analysis & reports||20|
|Mid-semester examination (45 min)||15|
|Team oral presentation (10 min)||10|