Information for module PHOL1002
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|Module code:||PHOL1002(Add to my personalised list)|
|Division:||Division of Biosciences|
|Module organiser:||Dr Richard Tunwell|
|Organiser's location:||Room B54, 74 Huntley Street|
|Available for students in Year(s):||1,2,|
|Module outline:||A half course unit introductory module in systems Physiology.|
|Module aims:||This module aims to provide an understanding of the essential concepts in physiology: The importance of homeostasis; how cells communicate; ways of monitoring both the internal and the external environment; the resting membrane potential; initiation and propagation of action potential. These concepts will be applied to explain functioning of specific tissues. Students should also gain an understanding of some of the experimental approaches used to investigate physiological functions and learn how to access information in this area.|
|Key skills provided by module:||A. Basic Mathematical Skills. B. Information Skills.|
|Module assessment:||Two practical examinations 10.00%.|
Two on-line tests 10.00%.
Unseen two-hour written examination 80.00%.
|Notes:||This module is essential for those students, particularly Biology, who may wish to switch to a Physiology degree or take some of the PHOL modules in their second year.|
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|Link to virtual learning environment(registered students only)||https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=964|
|Last updated:||2016-03-31 12:33:57 by|