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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Biomedical science is the study of health and disease and plays an important role in modern medicine. In this subject, you are introduced to fundamental concepts in human disorders and diseases. Topics include immunology, cancer, neurodegenerative disorders, genetic disease and cardiovascular disease. Subject material will cover the key biological processes and molecular mechanisms that under pin the progression of these disease states.

SchoolMolecular Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLinda Ward

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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Incompatible subjectsN/A

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Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

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WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply knowledge of biological processes to explain human disease
02. Demonstrate research/inquiry skills by identifying, evaluating and collating appropriate information for coherent written and/or oral reports.
03. Investigate the scope and workings of biomedical related professions.
04. Collaborate effectively as a team to research, prepare and communicate in written and verbal formats
05. Identify factors that influence how biomedical research is conducted, reported and evaluated.

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