Information for module phol3002
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|Module code:||PHOL3002(Add to my personalised list)|
|Title:||Heart and Circulation|
|Division:||Division of Biosciences|
|Module organiser:||Prof Lucie Clapp (Director), Prof Alun Hughes (Deputy)|
|Organiser's location:||UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science, Rayne Bui|
|Organiser's email:||firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com|
|Available for students in Year(s):||3,|
|Module prerequisites:||PHOL1001 and PHOL2001/2002/2003 or equivalent i.e. Yrs 1 and 2 MBBS|
|Module outline:||The course builds upon your primary knowledge of the heart and circulation. Essential aspects of cardiac and vascular physiology will be considered. This will enable you to grasp a number of areas of experimental, applied and patho-physiology.|
|Module aims:||to: - provide contemporary views on cardiac and vascular function; - relate this knowledge to the human subject; - link the treatment of cardiovascular disease to basic mechanisms; - help you develop independent study skills and teamwork; - facilitate the development of your written and oral communication skills.|
|Module objectives:||To: - cover a range of heart and vascular physiology at a level beyond that found in standard text books; - develop your understanding of cardiac and vascular function in relation to cellular mechanisms; - apply the above to understand the pathology of various cardiovascular diseases.|
|Key skills provided by module:||-analysis and integration of information gathered from a range of sources -critical evaluation and interpretation of evidence -construction of arguments and formulation of hypotheses -development of creativity and independence of mind -manage time, prioritise work, meet deadlines -communicate ideas and information effectively -work in cooperation with others -work independently and take on responsibility for personal learning and development|
|Module assessment:||Organ bath pharmacology (2.5-3 hours plus report) 5.00%.|
Essay (3,000 words) 20.00%.
Unseen three-hour written examination 60.00%.
Poster presentation (15 minutes) 15.00%.
|Notes:||THIS MODULE WILL RUN IN TERM 1, BLOCKS A & H The unseen three hour examination will consist of two parts: Section A) MCQ (single best answer) of 30 questions covering whole course; Sections B, Essays) Write an essay style answer to two of five questions.|
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|Link to virtual learning environment(registered students only)||https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=238|
|Last updated:||2016-08-17 18:35:56 by|