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: 24 contact hours comprised of 1 x 2 hour lecture/discussion per week |
Total Time Commitment:
A bachelor degree with a major in an appropriate discipline with at least an H3 (65%) in the major, or equivalent.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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/
CoordinatorProf Trichur Vidyasagar
This subject will focus on vision research directed towards the study of ocular, systemic and neurological disease. The subject aims to provide students with an in-depth coverage of these areas with respect to recent advances and insights. The exact topics of this subject will change from year to year but will include some/all of topics that involve using vision science to study: normal and abnormal visual development and ageing; biological growth control; ocular disease (glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration); diabetes, neurological and cognitive abnormalities (for example: migraine, dyslexia, schizophraenia, degenerative illness); and normal cognition (for example: attention). The subject will consist of lectures and lecture/discussions on research papers in vision science, literature review and analysis where published papers are analysed and discussed and oral presentations. The subject provides students with skills and knowledge for understanding original research and enhanced oral communication skills.
Written assignment (2000 words): 30%
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of the subject, students should gain skills in:
Master of Science (Vision Science) |
Vision Sciences |
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