APPLICATIONS OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE

MED3ABS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this capstone subject you will explore various "real-world" applications of the biomedical science they have learned through out their degree. Particular emphasis will be placed on drug development, testing and trials as well as problem-solving through forensic biology applications. Working in teams, students will further develop their analytical skills and their ability to communicate scientific findings as evidence to support a position or argument.

SchoolMolecular Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFiona Carroll

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: SBMS, SBMD, SBMSSI, SBMMW, SBMMB, LWLBM, LZCBM, SBSCW, SBSSI (Pharmaceutical science major)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge of key principles involved in the development and testing of therapeutic goods for human use.
02. Construct a curriculum vitae and compile a cover letter addressing key selection criteria for a graduate position.
03. Critically evaluate and interpret data to demonstrate an appreciation of the nuanced and often complex and contestable nature of science
04. Collaborate effectively and productively with peers to explore facets of a "real-world" problem and synthesise a coherent solution supported by evidence or clearly reasoned argument.
05. Communicate complex scientific information coherently using audience-appropriate language.

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Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRonan O'Toole

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Problem solving exercises (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Drug Development assignment - written submissions (1200 words). A final written submission equating to 1000 words per student. Ongoing minutes, team contract and team evaluation equating to <200 words per student.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

10 min individual oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5

Employability skills comprising a CV, Cover letter and reflective writing. (1000 words). Reflective writing 500 words equates to 200 words; CV and cover letter ~ 500 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2

1 hour exam (1000 words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Angove

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Problem solving exercises (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Drug Development assignment - written submissions (1200 words). A final written submission equating to 1000 words per student. Ongoing minutes, team contract and team evaluation equating to <200 words per student.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

10 min individual oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5

Employability skills comprising a CV, Cover letter and reflective writing. (1000 words). Reflective writing 500 words equates to 200 words; CV and cover letter ~ 500 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2

1 hour exam (1000 words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Carroll

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Problem solving exercises (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Drug Development assignment - written submissions (1200 words). A final written submission equating to 1000 words per student. Ongoing minutes, team contract and team evaluation equating to <200 words per student.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

10 min individual oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5

Employability skills comprising a CV, Cover letter and reflective writing. (1000 words). Reflective writing 500 words equates to 200 words; CV and cover letter ~ 500 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2

1 hour exam (1000 words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

Singapore (PSB), 2021, Term L1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNoni Frankenberg

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 2 - 7
One 24.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.
Equivalent of 24-hours of Lectures in the teaching period delivered face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 2 - 7
One 24.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.
36-hours of Blended and Directed Learning Activities during the teaching period and delivered via face-to-face or online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Problem solving exercises (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Drug Development assignment - written submissions (1200 words). A final written submission equating to 1000 words per student. Ongoing minutes, team contract and team evaluation equating to <200 words per student.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

10 min individual oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5

Employability skills comprising a CV, Cover letter and reflective writing. (1000 words). Reflective writing 500 words equates to 200 words; CV and cover letter ~ 500 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2

1 hour exam (1000 words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3

Singapore (PSB), 2021, Term L1, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNoni Frankenberg

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 2 - 7
One 24.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays at night from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.
Equivalent of 24-hours of Lectures in the teaching period delivered face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 2 - 7
One 24.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays at night from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.
36-hours of Blended and Directed Learning Activities during the teaching period and delivered via face-to-face or online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Problem solving exercises (750 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Drug Development assignment - written submissions (1200 words). A final written submission equating to 1000 words per student. Ongoing minutes, team contract and team evaluation equating to <200 words per student.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

10 min individual oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5

Employability skills comprising a CV, Cover letter and reflective writing. (1000 words). Reflective writing 500 words equates to 200 words; CV and cover letter ~ 500 words.

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2

1 hour exam (1000 words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3