• Offered by Biology Teaching and Learning Centre
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Biology
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Isabelle Ferru
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
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BIOL3190 is offered in coursework mode in second semester.  This course is designed to provide an opportunity for students undertaking the Bachelor of Medical Science to learn about applications of the medical sciences in the work place. Various guest speakers, who will be professionals in different areas of medical science and/or research, will discuss their work, career, ethics and legal liability. Visits to work places such as different departments of the Canberra Hospital, research schools and pathology laboratories will be organised. Students will also work in small groups to design and run an interview with a medical professional or researcher.



Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

After successfully completing this course, you will have acquired the following knowledge and skills to:

1-      Communicate concepts and contexts clearly and effectively both in writing and orally

2-      Work in small cooperative groups

3-      Understand ethical standards of the work place

4-      Write and run an interview with a medical/research professional

5-      Approach potential employers

6-      Critically analyse and summarise the content of presentations by medical/research professionals  

Indicative Assessment

There are five assessable components to this course:

1-      Summary of selected seminars                     36%

2-      Attendance to seminars                                8%

3-      Interview Discussion                                     24% 

4-      Visits quizzes                                              12%

5-      Learning Outcomes Report                            20%

This course is assessed on a Course Requirement Satisfied (CRS) or Fail basis.

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1 hour seminar per week, visits to workplace for up to 12 hours, workshops up to 6 hours.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed 96 Units towards the Bachelor of Medical Science


Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee Description
1994-2003 $1650
2014 $2946
2013 $2946
2012 $2946
2011 $2946
2010 $2916
2009 $2916
2008 $2916
2007 $2520
2006 $2520
2005 $2298
2004 $1926
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3390
2014 $3762
2013 $3756
2012 $3756
2011 $3756
2010 $3750
2009 $3618
2008 $3618
2007 $3618
2006 $3618
2005 $3450
2004 $3450
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7033 21 Jul 2014 01 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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