NEUR501 Research Topics in Neuroscience

Updated: 24 February 2019
Credit Points 6
Offering
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites candidature in a postgraduate award
Co-requisites None
Restrictions None
Notes None
Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Adam Hamlin (ahamlin@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

This unit will consist of three parts: (1) an introduction to the relevant research findings in the two areas of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Depression; (2) training in the development of a research question and derivation of research hypotheses; and (3) training in scientific writing for the purposes of producing a research proposal.

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 an advanced and integrated understanding of a complex body of knowledge regarding Autism Spectrum Disorder and Depression in Neuroscience;
  2. analyse critically, reflect on and synthesise complex information in the fields of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Depression in Neuroscience;
  3. interpret and transmit knowledge, skills and ideas regarding Autism Spectrum Disorder and Depression in Neuroscience, to specialist and non-specialist audiences; and
  4. apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility to research issues in the neuroscience of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Depression, as a practitioner of research.