UWA Handbook 2017

Elective units

Level 2 electives

Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

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Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; N/A = not available in 2017; NS = non-standard teaching period

Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2018 or 2019.

Level 2 electives
AvailabilityUnit codeUnit nameUnit rules
S1AHEA2201Aboriginal Health and WellbeingPrerequisitesfor the Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing major: INDG1150 Aboriginal Encounters: Strangers in our Backyard; or INDG1160 Boodjar Moort Katitjin: Introduction to Indigenous Heritage and Knowledge; for the Population Health major: PUBH1101 Health and Illness in Human Populations; or PUBH1102 Health and Globalisation; for pre-2012 courses: HIST1100 Aboriginal History
Incompatibility: IMED2293 Aboriginal Health, IMED3393 Aboriginal Health
S2, NSGENE2230Molecular Genetics IPrerequisites: 12 points of Level 1 biology, six points of which must be SCIE1106 Molecular Biology of the Cell
S2IMED2200Mental Wellbeing for Today's WorldNone
S2IMED2208Issues in Women's Reproductive Health: Major Diseases and Health ProblemsPrerequisites: IMED1108 Issues in Women's Health Across the Lifespan
S1MICR2208Introductory MicrobiologyPrerequisites: SCIE1106 Molecular Biology of the Cell, and one of BIOL1130 Frontiers in Biology (formerly BIOL1130 Core Concepts in Biology); ANHB1101 Human Biology I: Becoming Human; or ANHB1102 Human Biology II: Being Human
Incompatibilityfor pre-2012 courses: MICR2204 Introductory Microbiology
S2MICR2209Introduction to Infectious Diseases and ImmunologyPrerequisites: SCIE1106 Molecular Biology of the Cell and one of BIOL1130 Frontiers in Biology (formerly BIOL1130 Core Concepts in Biology); ANHB1101 Human Biology I: Becoming Human; ANHB1102 Human Biology II: Being Human
Incompatibilityfor pre-2012 courses: MICR2205 General and Applied Microbiology
S1PATH2211Molecular MedicinePrerequisites: SCIE1106 Molecular Biology of the Cell
S1PHAR2210Foundations of PharmacologyPrerequisites: (CHEM1002 Chemistry—Structure and Reactivity; or CHEM1004 Biological Chemistry); and SCIE1106 Molecular Biology of the Cell
S2PHAR2220Human PharmacologyPrerequisites: PHAR2210 Foundations of Pharmacology
Incompatibility: PHAR2230 Systems Pharmacology
S2PUBH2203Foundations of Epidemiology and BiostatisticsPrerequisitesfor the Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing major: (INDG1150 Aboriginal Encounters: Strangers in our Backyard or INDG1140 Knowing Country: The Dreaming and Darwin) and AHEA2201 Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing; for the Population Health major: PUBH1101 Health and Illness in Human Populations or PUBH1102 Health and Globalisation or ANHB1101 Human Biology I: Becoming Human or ANHB1102 Human Biology II: Being Human or ANTH1001 Being Human: Culture, Identity and Society or ANTH1002 Global Change, Local Responses; for pre-2012 courses: (HIST1100 Aboriginal History or INDG1150 Aboriginal Encounters: Strangers in our Backyard or INDG1140 Knowing Country: The Dreaming and Darwin) and AHEA2201 Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing
Incompatibility: IMED2003 Essentials of Research in the Health and Medical Sciences
S1PUBH2204Disease Prevention and ControlPrerequisites: PUBH1101 Health and Illness in Human Populations; or PUBH1102 Health, and Globalisation; or ANHB1101 Human Biology I: Becoming Human; or ANHB1102 Human Biology II: Being Human; or ANTH1001 Being Human: Culture, Identity and Society; or ANTH1002 Global Change, Local Responses
S2PUBH2208Food and Nutrition in Population HealthNone
S1PUBH2209Plagues, Pox and Pandemics: the History of Death and DiseaseNone
S2PUBH2211Population Health Field TripPrerequisites: 24 points of prior course study
Incompatibility: IMED3303 Interprofessional Health Practice
S1PUBH2216Communication and Project Planning in HealthPrerequisites: completion of 24 points of Level 1 or Level 2 coursework, including any PUBH unit or ANHB1101 Human Biology I: Becoming Human or ANHB1102 Human Biology II: Being Human or ANTH1101 Being Human: Culture, Identity and Society or ANTH1002 Global Change, Local Responses or IMED1001 Form and Function or SSEH1103 Physical Fitness and Health or SSEH1101 The Musculoskeletal System and Movement or PSYC1101 Psychology: Mind and Brain or PSYC1102 Psychology: Behaviour in Context or other units if approved by the unit coordinator
Incompatibility: HSMD2216 Health Science Professional Practice
NSPUBH2291Special unit: Public Health Field Studies in NepalPrerequisites: 24 points Level 1 units
N/ASCIE2100Social Responsibility in ActionPrerequisites: completion of 48 points of prior study