A seminar series exploring research frontiers in systems and integrative physiology through the study of contemporary papers from the scientific literature in each topic area.
This paper focuses on systematic physiology of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.
|Paper title||Systematic Physiology|
|Teaching period||Full Year|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,590.98|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,842.50|
- Students accepted into the BSc(Hons), PGDipSc or MSc programmes in Physiology.
400-level students in other programmes may be eligible; please contact the Course Convener.
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
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- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Physiology's website
- Teaching staff
- Course Convener: Dr Martin Fronius
Note: The teaching staff list will be updated. See the 'more information' link above for details.
- Paper Structure
- The paper will be taught over eight weeks, including four modules, each consisting of two 3-hour interactive seminar sessions. See the 'more information' link above for details about lecture topics. Final examination comprises 100% of the final grade; the format is 'open-book', writing three in-depth essays, either by hand or on a computer.
- Original research articles.
- Course outline
- View course outlines for postgraduate Physiology papers
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical
thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Acquired deep knowledge and understanding of the physiology of cardiovascular and respiratory systems in the context of recent research
- High intellectual appreciation of the value of research to generating new knowledge, including critical evaluation, interpretation, deductive reasoning and rigour
- Developed oral and written scientific communication skills