2021 information for papers will be published in early September.
An advanced look at the mechanisms of action, use and abuse of drugs affecting the nervous system. The paper is taught in a "journal club" format in which topics are chosen by the students in the class, and journal articles are selected and presented in a PowerPoint format for discussion by the class.
|Teaching period||Full Year|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,655.33|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$6,318.60|
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- Teaching staff
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical
thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation,
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- Learning Outcomes
- The curriculum varies slightly from year to year depending on the students' interest, but generally involves in-depth readings in the areas of Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Stroke, Schizophrenia, Epilepsy, Depression and Bipolar Disorder, Multiple Sclerosis, Drugs of Abuse and Neurotoxins.