NEUR332 Neuroanatomy

Updated: 02 October 2019
Credit Points 6
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Armidale Trimester 1 On Campus
Intensive School(s)

Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.

Start Finish Attendance Notes
22 April 2020 24 April 2020 Mandatory The intensive school is mandatory for on-campus and online students. Students must attend the Mandatory Workshop during the Intensive School, which is held in Armidale.
Supervised Exam There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.
Pre-requisites 96cp or candidature in a postgraduate award
Co-requisites None
Restrictions NEUR532

On the final day of the mandatory Intensive School, students will be accessing the School of Rural Medicine, Anatomy Teaching Facility where students will be using donated human material. Conscientious objectors will be provided with alternative activities.

Combined Units NEUR532 - Neuroanatomy
Coordinator(s) Adam Hamlin (
Unit Description

This unit will explore the anatomy of the nervous system at all of its levels of organisation from histological through to gross anatomy including the developing brain. Topics will include the histological exploration of neurons and glia, neurodevelopment, gross anatomy of both the peripheral and central nervous system, including the major nerves, spinal cord, brain stem, diencephalon and cerebrum as well as the anatomy of the eye and visual system.

Materials Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. exhibit a broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge of neuroscience with depth in the concepts and ideas underlying cellular developmental, and gross neuroanatomy;
  2. analyse and evaluate information regarding the cellular, developmental and gross neuroanatomy;
  3. transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to others both verbally and in written formats;
  4. demonstrate well-developed cognitive and current technical skills in the field of cellular, developmental and gross neuroanatomy;
  5. demonstrate autonomy and judgement to exhibit a sound knowledge of cellular, developmental and gross neuroanatomy; and
  6. demonstrate self-directed learning in the fields of cellular, developmental and gross neuroanatomy.