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PP5151 - General Pathobiology

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

Subject content and learning objectives as for PP3151. Students will normally be required to attend lectures, tutorials and practicals and complete an advanced assignment or equivalent work to postgraduate standard.

Learning Outcomes

  • Appreciate at the cellular level the difference between cell degeneration and death, and know how cells adapt to an altered extracellular environment;
  • Describe in general terms the procedures routinely used in diagnostic pathology;
  • Describe the cellular changes that occur in such states as genetic disorders, inflammation, immunopathology and neoplasia;
  • Understand how cells respond to diverse types of injury.
PP3151 TV5110


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Dr Linda Hayes
Lecturers: Dr Jenni Scott, Mrs Karen Reeks, Laurie Reilly, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 35 hours lectures
  • 36 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); other exams (20%); practical exam (30%); assignments (10%).

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.