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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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Organiser's email:k.fong@ucl.ac.uk / daniel.martin@ucl.ac.uk
Available for students in Year(s):4,
Module prerequisites:PHOL3009/PHOLM009 Space Medicine and Extreme Environment Physiology is a very popular module with an intake capacity of 40 so that the criteria for inclusion on the course will be based upon the appropriateness of the module with the student’s previous area of study. Acceptance of students on this module will be based on the application of the following criteria in rank order: (1) Student registered on the BSc or IBSc Physiology programmes (2) Students, registered on any other BSc or MSci programme, who have taken and passed a minimum of 1.5cu in Physiology (3 x 0.5cu PHOL modules) in their 2nd year. (3) In case of oversubscription with criteria (2) met, students will be selected on the basis of the overall 2nd year mark.  
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 timetable:https://cmis.adcom.ucl.ac.uk:4443/timetabling/moduleTimet.do?firstReq=Y&moduleId=PHOLM009 
Module assessment:One seminar presentation (10 minutes) 10.00%.
Unseen two and a half hour written examination 80.00%.
One essay (2,000 words) 10.00%. 
Notes:THIS MODULE WILL RUN IN TERM 1, BLOCKS C & G  
Taking this module as an option?: 
Link to virtual learning environment(registered students only)https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=241 
Last updated:2014-08-01 13:35:39 by ucbtam7