units

PHY4200

Faculty of Science

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Science
OfferedClayton Full year 2012 (Day)
Clayton Second semester to First semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Roger Evans and Associate Professor Ramesh Rajan

Synopsis

The Honours year aims to develop analytic abilities, research skills, and communication skills, as well as provide students with advanced knowledge in specific areas of physiology. In this unit, students will gain experience in critical reading of scientific literature, scientific communication skills, and the use of statistical tools for analysis. Further, core and optional lectures/tutorials on advanced aspects of physiology and other training areas provide a means to broaden their knowledge and skills.

Assessment

Advanced training in Physiological Research: 30%
Statistics assignment: 20%
Review of literature in selected area (4000 words): 20%
Critique of unseen scientific paper: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Roger Evans

Co-requisites

PHY4100