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Biology of Mammalian Systems (6 points)


Leader: Dr Wendy Wright

Gippsland First semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2003 (OCL)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: This unit aims to present normal physiological function of the major organ systems. The emphasis is on the study of discrete cell populations and organs within each system and the integration of these systems to meet the needs of the functioning organism. The relationship between structure and function is an underlying theme of the course.

Assessment: Mid-semester test (theory): 25% + End-of-semester test (theory): 45% + Practical work (assessed by attitude and performance in the lab and by laboratory reports submitted throughout the semester): 30% + A pass in both theory and practical work is mandatory to pass this subject.

Contact Hours: Three 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week, one 3-hour laboratory class every second week

Off-campus attendance requirements: OCL students complete laboratory component using home experimental kits. Optional weekend schools also offered.

Prohibitions: ASC1637, BIO1022, GAS1118, GAS1186, BIO1637

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