ADVANCED TOPICS IN MEDICAL SCIENCES B

MED3ATB

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Advanced Topics in Medical Science B (MED3ATB) is a third year unit designed for students in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science program. The unit consists of current topics in biomedical science including neuromuscular disorders, epigenetics and cancer biology. We will look in depth at neuromuscular physiology and how perturbations in various physiological aspects result in neuromuscular disorders and continue the exploration of the hallmarks of cancer begun in MED2BMS including cell cycle control and cell death, metastasis and angiogenesis, tumour immunology, molecular pharmacology and therapeutics.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFiona Carroll

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites MED2BMS

Co-requisites One of MED3ABS, MED3PRJ, MED3LAB

Incompatible subjects MED3MSB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must have completed 75 credit points at second year of the Bachelor of Biomedical Science. Subject only available for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Carroll

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Four 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Case study reports 2 x 750 words30
End of Semester exams 2x2h60
Online activities10

Singapore, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Carroll

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Four 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Case study reports 2 x 750 words30
End of Semester exams 2x2h60
Online activities10