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Subject 511-124 (2008)

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Credit Points: 37.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 162 hours, including lectures, tutorials and practicals
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability


Associate Professor Stuart Dashper
Subject Overview:

This subject comprises two modules: Chemistry and Functional Anatomy (consisting of anatomy, embryology and histology), which cover the structure, organisation and development of the human body at both macroscopic and microscopic levels.

Assessment: Three 2-hour written examinations at the end of the semester; one 15-minute practical test during the semester, one 30-minute practical examination at the end of the semester, continuing assessment tests and continuing practical work.
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Moore and Dalley 1999Clinical Oriented Anatomy, 4th ed, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins

Rohen JW and Yokochi CL 1999Colour Atlas of Anatomy: A Photographic Study of the Human

Body, 4th ed, Igaku-Shoin


Acland R 2004 Acland's DVD Atlas of Human Anatomy, Lipincott Williams and Wilkins

Eizenberg et al 2004 Anatomedia CD ROM, Thoras & Back Modules

Gartner LP and Hiatt JL, 2001 Colour Text Book of Histology, 2nd ed, Saunders

Larsen WJ 1998 The Essentials of Human Embryology, Churchill Livingstone

McMurry J 2004 Organic Chemistry 6th ed, Thomson

Zumdahl S 2005 Chemical Principles 5th ed, Houghton Mifflin

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

  • Basic observational and analytical techniques used in laboratories
  • Basic safe handling and disposal of chemicals and other laboratory materials
  • Comprehension and critical analysis of scientific concepts and principles

Links to further information: http://www.unimelb.edu.au/HB/2008/subjects/511-124.html
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Dental Science

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