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NEUR459 Neuroendocrinology

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Control of the endocrine system by the brain and the reciprocal effects of hormones on brain structure and function.

An overview of the field of neuroendocrinology, meaning interactions between hormones and the brain. The focus is on topical, cutting-edge research papers, highlighting the latest findings in the field.

Paper title Neuroendocrinology
Paper code NEUR459
Subject Neuroscience
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,702.01
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Paper Structure

This paper is taught as small group tutorials.

Teaching Arrangements

All teaching is undertaken on campus.

Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will gain an ability to understand and critique current literature and methodologies of neuroendocrinology research and participate in small group presentations and discussions about the merits of published research.

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 09:00-10:50 28-34, 36
Thursday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36