HONOURS IN HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY AND ANATOMY

HBS4HPA

2020

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

In this subject, students are provided with one year of specialised training in practical research. As well as providing experience in research, training is also provided in the communication of research results in oral and written presentations at an advanced level. Students must complete semester 1 and semester 2 of this subject.

SchoolSchool of Life Sciences

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorJarrod Church

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted into one of the following courses: HHHS or HHHSB or HHHSC or SHMES

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Completion of a degree including units offered by the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Microbiology (or equivalent) at an acceptable standard. An average grade of 65% or greater over the 3 subjects, HBS3AHP, HBS3HPR and HBS3IRP.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate conceptual, theoretical and practical knowledge of an advanced topic of physiology.

Activities:
Literature review, research project, oral presentations, written thesis

02. Demonstrate effective communication skills to explain advanced concepts and research findings to a variety of audiences at a level that is consistent with international discipline standards.

Activities:
Oral presentations, workshop on thesis writing, written thesis

03. Critically analyse and interpret scientific information and data to interrogate assumptions, formulate hypothesises, draw unbiased conclusions and defend scientific ideas.

Activities:
Literature review, research project, written thesis, analysis of scientific paper

04. Employ academic and ethical integrity, and scientific rigor in conducting and evaluating scientific research and developing professional practice.

Activities:
Research project. Seminars/training sessions on human/animal ethics, specialised equipment operation and OHS

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJarrod Church

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One thesis (10,000-words)65 01, 02, 03, 04
One literature survey (2,500-words)10 01, 02
One 15-minute associated oral presentation (750-words equivalent)5 01, 02
One 20-minute associated oral presentation (1,000-words equivalent)10 01, 02, 04
One 3-hour written analysis examination of a scientific paper (3,000-words equivalent)10 03

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJarrod Church

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 31 - 43
Two 2.0 hours supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One thesis (10,000-words)65 01, 02, 03, 04
One literature survey (2,500-words)10 01, 02
One 15-minute associated oral presentation (750-words equivalent)5 01, 02
One 20-minute associated oral presentation (1,000-words equivalent)10 01, 02, 04
One 3-hour written analysis examination of a scientific paper (3,000-words equivalent)10 03