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UNE unit code: NEUR501

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Start
  • Trimester 1 - Online
  • Trimester 2 - Online
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  • Yes
Intensive schools
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  • No
Supervised exam
  • No
Credit points
  • 6

Unit information

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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.

Offerings

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Teaching period

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Mode/location
Trimester 1Online
Trimester 2Online

*Offering is subject to availability

Intensive schools

There are no intensive schools required for this unit.

Requisites

Pre-requisites
Pre-requisites

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Notes

Please refer to the student handbook for further details on this unit.

Unit coordinator(s)

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Adam HamlinSenior Lecturer in Biomedical Science (Neuroscience), Neuroscience - School of Science and Technology

Learning outcomes

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.

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Studying online

At UNE we know it takes more than just being online to be a great online university. It takes time and experience. We pioneered distance education for working adults back in the 1950s, so we’ve been doing this longer than any other Australian university.

We understand the challenges faced by busy adults studying at home. We know that a vital part of online study is your engagement with the learning community. Communication with your classmates, teaching staff and university support staff will enhance your study experience and ensure that your skills extend beyond the subject matter. UNE’s teaching staff are experts in their field which is why UNE consistently receives five stars from students for teaching quality, support and overall experience.*

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