School Of Science And Health

Pathological Basis of DiseaseWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300889.1


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Knowledge of cell structure and function of cellular components (consistent with the unit Cell Biology); Knowledge of biochemical pathways and energy production (consistent with the unit Functional Proteins and Genes).

Equivalent Units
300323 - Pathological Basis of Disease

Incompatible Units
400138 - Pathophysiology 1

300818 Introduction to Physiology

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 3577 Bachelor of Medical Science, 3657 Bachelor of Medical Science/Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology, 3673 Bachelor of Medical Science, 3682 Bachelor of Medical Science (Advanced), or 3674 Bachelor of Medical Science (Nanotechnology) or 6002 Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Medical Science Note: Enrolment of students in other programs may be approved by the Unit Coordinator for the Summer session, subject to vacancies and meeting equivalent prerequisite knowledge. Please lodge a Rule Waiver request for enrolment.

About this Unit
Pathology is the study of disease. Students will gain an understanding of human pathogenesis, general and systems pathological processes, and the scientific basis of diagnostic and treatment options. The unit also introduces normal human tissue and organ histology, and examines histopathological changes evident in disease states.

3733.2Bachelor of Medical Science (Forensic Mortuary Practice)CURRENT

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