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Module code:PHOLM009(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Space Medicine and Extreme Environment Physiology (Masters Level)
Credit value:1
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser:Dr Kevin Fong and Dr Daniel S Martin
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Available for students in Year(s):4,
Module prerequisites:PHOL1001 and PHOL2001/2002/2003 or equivalent i.e. phase 1 MBBS 
Module outline: 1.To provide an understanding of the physiological effects of the space environment upon the human body. 2.To provide an understanding of the biomedical problems associated with long and short duration manned space flight. 3.To provide an overview of medical and health care systems required for long duration space flight. 4.To provide an understanding of the physiological effects of short and long duration exposure to terrestrial high altitude environments.  
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Module assessment:One essay (2,000 words) 10.00%.
Unseen two and a half hour written examination 80.00%.
One seminar presentation (10 minutes) 10.00%.
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