|Student Contribution Band:||Band 3|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
As a foundation to the Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences, Bachelor of Clinical Sciences(Honours) and Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (Honours), BM1003 introduces you to fundamental core research skills, both theoretical and practical. It positions you, the learner, as an up-and-coming scientist gathering skills in research methodology, bioinstrumentation, data base searching, information retrieval and scientific reporting (written and oral). At the level of the subject, you will explore the diversity of disciplines and options for further study in biomedicine including medical laboratory science, clinical sciences and other laboratory-based careers within a tropical/regional context. You will have the opportunity to learn team work skills, professional ethics, biosafety and experimental design. You will gain practical experience through the combination of laboratory/workshop and work placement in medical, clinical teaching and research laboratory environments. You will also have the opportunity to network with a host of researchers and employers.
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019|
|Coordinator:||Dr Ranjna Kapoor|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Donna Rudd, Assoc. Professor Brenda Govan, Mr John Daicopoulos, <Person not found>, Dr Lisa Chilton, Dr Helma Antony.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||quizzes or tests (45%); presentations (20%); (20%); assignments (15%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||Satisfactory completion of placement components. Satisfactory completion of competency tasks.|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.