Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2008.Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 lectures (two a week) and 10 hours tutorial or practical work |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Anatomy 516-209.BBiomedSc students: 521-213 and 536-250.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr E Fletcher
|Subject Overview:|| |
The following topics will be considered: the structure and function of the main sensory systems and the motor systems; complex functions such as thought, emotion, motivation, memory and the disorders of thought and mood.
Students will acquire an understanding of the major questions in neuroscience and the experimental tools that are being used to address them; develop written communication skills; and develop a capacity for independent critical thought, rational enquiry and self-directed learning.
|Assessment:||A 30-minute written class test held mid-semester (20%); a 2-hour written examination during the examination period (80%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Principles of Neural Science (Kandel, Schwartz and Jessell), 4th ed|
|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 BSc), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject.|
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science |
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Bachelor of Science
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