Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 x one hour lectures per week; 1 x one hour tutorial per week; 28 hours of practical work (eight weeks of three hour laboratory sessions and up to half an hour of pre-laboratory activity) during the semester. |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours
MAST10012 Introduction to Mathematics or VCE Unit 3/4 Mathematical Methods (either)
Admission into the Bachelor of Biomedicine course
Assumed knowledge: some knowledge of physics to Year 10 level.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students may only gain credit for one of
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, 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 the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Roger Rassool
Director of First Year Studies
This subject will develop students' appreciation of the importance of physical principles to biomedicine as well as their understanding of the principles underpinning human structure and function, medical diagnostics and therapeutics.
Waves: the basis of modern physics including lasers;
To enable students to understand the importance of physical principles to biological and environmental sciences, and develop their capacity to:
|Assessment:||Ongoing assessment of practical work during the semester (25%); two written tests with a total duration of up to 1 hour, held early and mid semester (10%); one written assignment requiring up to 4 hours of work outside class time during the semester (5%); a 3-hour written examination in the examination period (60%). |
Satisfactory completion of practical work is necessary to pass the subject (i.e. attendance and submission of work for at least 80% of workshop sessions together with a result for assessed work of at least 50%).
|Prescribed Texts:||R Knight, B Jones and S Field, College Physics: A Strategic Approach, 2nd edition Addison-Wesley, 2010.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||A student who completes this subject should be able to: |
This unit is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Biomedicine.
Required equipment: laboratory coat and safety glasses.
To prevent repetition of content, students who have completed VCE Unit 3/4 Physics, or equivalent, normally will not be permitted to enrol in this subject.
Bachelor of Biomedicine |
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