BMH4210 - Advanced studies in biomedicine part-time A - 2019

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.



Chief examiner(s)

To be advised


To be advised

Unit guides



  • Full year 2019 (On-campus)
  • Second semester 2019 to First semester 2020 (On-campus)


Enrolment in an approved Honours in the discipline of anatomy and developmental biology, biochemistry, human pathology, immunology, microbiology, pharmacology or physiology




BCH4210, BMS4200, DEV4210, IMB4210, MIC4210, PHA4210, PHY4210


BMH4210 year aims to develop analytic abilities and critical thinking skills as well as provide students with advanced knowledge in specific areas of Biomedical Science. Students will choose to undertake one of the five modules within BMH4210 that relates to the discipline area of their research project. Each module within the unit BMH4210 will include common coursework activities and a common assessment regime. Students will attend a lecture/seminar series and will undertake technical training on data analysis and interpretation relating to the discipline area. Students will critique a journal article, which is distinct from their research topic in BMH4110, in written or oral format.


On completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Critically review scientific literature in the discipline area of research;
  2. Apply knowledge of current methodologies and concepts to appraise scientific literature in the discipline area;
  3. Apply analytical and data analysis techniques relevant to the discipline area of research;
  4. Effectively communicate concepts in the discipline area of research both in writing and orally.


Advanced discipline theory work: 40%

Advanced technical training: 60%

Workload requirements

To be advised by Honours coordinator

See also Unit timetable information

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study