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Module code:PHOLG041(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Space Medicine and Extreme Environment Physiology
Credit value:30
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser:Dr Kevin Fong and Dr Daniel S Martin
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Module prerequisites:The PGOLG041 code is for MSc students only.  
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Module aims: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:Unseen two and a half hour written examination 80.00%.
One essay (2,000 words) 10.00%.
One seminar presentation (10 minutes) 10.00%. 
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