Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 99 hours: 6 x 1 hour lectures per week, 1 x 3 hour practicals/CAL per fortnight and 9 x 1 hour tutorials |
Total Time Commitment:
340 hours (including non-contact time)
Study Period Commencement:
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The Level 1 prerequisite subjects should provide an appropriate background for this subject
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Non allowed subjects:
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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
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Robb De Iongh
Assoc Prof Robb de longh
Ms Hong Nguyen
The subject introduces students to the molecular and cellular aspects of biological systems, with particular emphasis on human biology. The course is arranged for students to develop an understanding of the molecular aspects of biology at the biomolecular, sub-cellular and cellular level, leading to systems biology at an organismal level. This includes an understanding of the molecular and cellular basis of infections and host cell responses. The subject is multi-disciplinary being co-taught by staff in the departments of Anatomy & Neuroscience, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology & immunology, and Pathology. There is particular emphasis on integration of these disciplines, with students receiving both theoretical and practical knowledge of fundamental research and development at the frontiers of these areas.
This multidisciplinary subject is expected to provide and understanding of:
Alberts B, Johnson A, Lewis J, Raff M, Roberts K, Walter P, "Molecular Biology of the Cell", 5th Edition
These individual texts are strongly recommended if you intend to pursue further study in the respective area:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Completion of this subject is expected to provide students with the following skills:
This subject is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Biomedicine.
Students undertaking this unit should have access to an internet-enabled computer.
B-BMED students who fail this subject with a mark of 45-49%, who do not fail any other subjects in the same semester may be eligible for a progression supplementary exam for this subject in line with the Assessment Procedure(point 15). Students will be contacted via email by the University Results final release date if they are eligible.
Bachelor of Biomedicine |
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