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  • Drug Treatment of DiseasePHRM30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Cancer, disorders of the immune system, cardiovascular diseases and acute and chronic lung disorders are the most common types of afflictions affecting people worldwide. This subject will examine the medicines that have been developed, or are currently being researched, to treat these diverse con...

  • Innovation and Emerging TechnologiesREHB90009

    Offered:Term 3Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to innovative and contemporary technology that has been recently developed and is currently used in clinical practice and research for the purposes of measurement, diagnosis and prescription. Students will be exposed to theoretical principles and practical app...

  • Oral Health Practice 1ORAL10005

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    This subject comprises four components. Dental Materials: Classification of dental materials; polymers, amalgams; resin composites and adhesive materials; gypsum and agar products; glass ionomer and other dental cements; and abrasives. Preclinical Procedures: rubber dam principles and applicati...

  • Physiology Research Project Part 1PHYS40005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The research project involves the completion of an original piece of research under the supervision of a member of staff within the Department of Physiology and/or affiliated institution.    

  • Surgical Research IISURG90027

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is to provide students with an opportunity to develop a research proposal and aligned ethics application for an area of study of their choice. The subject enables students to work independently in the development of a proposal for a minor thesis. Students will develop a wo...

  • Advanced Microbiology and Immunology IMIIM40002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    To become effective research scientists, students need to develop the skills such as critical review and analysis of data, appropriate design and execution of experiments, appropriate documentation of experimental plans and results, interpretation of data and presentation and communication of dat...

  • Techniques in ImmunologyMIIM30015

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject provides an overview of: (i) methods used to dissect and characterise the complex immune defences against microbial infections (ii) methods used to analyse the development and function of the immune system in health and disease (ii) strategies used to construct and present scienti...

  • Muscle and Exercise PhysiologyPHYS30005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject enables students to comprehend aspects of normal muscle development and growth, neuromuscular transmission, the control of human movement as well as the adaptation of skeletal muscle to interventions such as acute and long-term endurance and resistance training. Students will study e...

  • Human PhysiologyPHYS20008

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Physiology is an integrative study of the control of normal body function. The specialised organ systems to be studied include the nervous, cardiovascular, muscular, respiratory, kidney and digestive systems. During this subject students will learn that physiology is an experimental science with ...

  • Suicide PreventionHLTH90009

    Offered:Term 2Year:2019

    This subject explores the theoretical frameworks and available evidence in the field of suicide prevention, regarding the identification and assessment of suicide-related thoughts and behaviours. The subject will dually focus on theoretical knowledge and skills-based acquisition, with a focus on ...

  • Creative Approaches: Children and YouthHLTH90015

    Offered:Term 3Year:2019

    This subject, provided by an interdisciplinary team,  will introduce students to the core elements of the use of creativity and performance, both theory and practice, and how it can be used to improve the health and well being of children and young people who are receiving care in health care set...

  • Creative Practice: Children and YouthHLTH90016

    Offered:Term 4Year:2019

    This subject will focus on the application of skills developed in Creative Approaches: Children and Youth in practice settings where children and young people receive health services. Case studies will be presented to the students from a range of settings to demonstrate how programs that focus on...

  • Disability - Service ResponsesHLTH90018

    Offered:Term 1Year:2019

    Australia has introduced the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The NDIS represents a fundamental social change in the provision of disability support services. This change places the consumer at the centre of service delivery. This subject will explore the introduction of the NDIS, exp...

  • Research Project in Human Genomics 2HLTH90013

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    An original research project will be conducted and a monograph of 5,000 words completed under academic supervision. Preparation for this subject begins in Year 1 when students undertake Healthcare Research: Principles and Designs and new subject Research Project in Human Genomics 1. Data collect...

  • Introduction to Biomedical EnterpriseHLTH90021

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will offer students a foundation in the principles involved in developing a biomedical research discovery into a new therapeutic approach. In a series of 10x 3 hour workshops students will be introduced to the basics of research translation and the importance of data management and i...

  • Neuroscience of Behaviour & Cognition BNEUR90014


    This subject is an intensive 5 consecutive day overview of the range of research methodologies used to understand how different structures, chemicals and neural response within the brain work together to achieve complex behaviour and cognitive functions. Through exposure to a selection of current...

  • Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience ANEUR90011


    This subject is an intensive 5 consecutive day overview of a range of research methodologies used in contemporary basic neuroscience. The premise of this subject is to take the student through the most common cellular neuroscience experimental methods. Several themes are explored extending from t...

  • Developmental NeurobiologyNEUR30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The human brain is, arguably, the most complex structure on earth. This subject examines how a simple sheet of cells in the early embryo is fashioned into a functioning brain -. You will learn how cells within the primordial nervous system are assigned different fates, how neural stem cells are s...

  • Oral Health Sciences 1BORAL10004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject comprises four modules: Anatomy and Oral Histology: Microscopic structure of human oral tissues; mucosa, enamel, dentine, pulp, cementum, periodontium, alveolar bone, salivary glands, TMJ; the embryology of the craniofacial region, the histology and physiology of the oral tissues an...

  • Contemporary Surgical PracticeSURG90021

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is to provide students with a snapshot of contemporary surgical practice and training, including elements of professionalism. Macro, meso and micro level perspectives will be offered to review different facets of surgical practice and training. This framework considers the...