ANHB5451 Human Biology for Medical Physicists
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Not available in 2018 UWA (Perth) Multi-mode
- This unit covers three major topics: (1) human cellular biology; (2) human structure and function; and (3) human genetics.
- Students are able to (1) become familiar with the structures and functions of cells, tissues, organs and systems; (2) develop an understanding of the relationships between cells and their interactions with the environment; and (3) gain an understanding of human genetics including the role of DNA, developmental processes, Mendelian genetics and the broad organisation of the human genome.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) continuous assessment and (2) a final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Pejman Rowshan Farzad
- Unit rules
- enrolment in the Master of Medical Physics (51630)
the Master of Physics (Medical Physics specialisation) (53560)
honours in Physics
- Contact hours
- tutorials: 1 x 1.5 hours per fortnight
Saladin, K. Anatomy and Physiology: the Unity of Form and Function, 7th edn: McGraw-Hill 2014 (older editions are suitable)
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.