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Exploring Human Disease - Science (PATH20001)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2017
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codePATH20001
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject will introduce the fundamental principles of human pathology by study of causes, mechanisms of development and possible outcomes of disease, including defence and repair processes which occur in response to malfunction of tissues and organs.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the semester students should:

• understand the basic principles operating during the initiation and development of human disease.
• understand the terminology used to discuss pathology concepts and questions.
• have the ability to understand and think critically about the relationship between normal and abnormal cellular structure and function.

Generic skills

On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following skills:

  • an understanding of terminology used to discuss pathology concepts and questions.
  • an ability to understand and think critically about the relationship between normal and abnormal cellular structure and function.
  • an ability to organise and see the relationship between complex concepts.

Last updated: 27 April 2017