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PHSL472 Neurophysiology

A seminar series exploring research frontiers in neurophysiology through the study of contemporary papers from the scientific literature in each topic area.

This paper focuses on the physiology of the nervous system at the cellular, molecular and systems levels.

Paper title Neurophysiology
Paper code PHSL472
Subject Physiology
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,559.81
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,617.79

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Eligibility
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. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
martin.fronius@otago.ac.nz
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.

Assessment: Final examination comprises 100% of the final grade; the format is writing three in-depth essays.
Textbooks
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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Acquired deep knowledge and understanding of the physiology of the nervous system 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

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Thursday 10:00-12:50 15
Friday 10:00-12:50 9-14, 17

A seminar series exploring research frontiers in neurophysiology through the study of contemporary papers from the scientific literature in each topic area.

This paper focuses on the physiology of the nervous system at the cellular, molecular and systems levels.

Paper title Neurophysiology
Paper code PHSL472
Subject Physiology
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,590.98
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,842.50

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Eligibility
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.
View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
martin.fronius@otago.ac.nz
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.

Assessment: 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.
Textbooks
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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Acquired deep knowledge and understanding of the physiology of the nervous system 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

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Thursday 10:00-12:50 13
Friday 10:00-12:50 9-12, 15-17