Medical Science 3


This course continues from MEDI1015 and MEDI2012, ensuring that students further develop the skills and knowledge required to deal with patients who have problems of the nervous and endocrine systems.



  • Semester 2 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. Scientific methods relevant to biological, behavioural and social sciences at a level adequate to provide a rational basis for present medical practice, and to acquire and incorporate the advances in knowledge which will occur over their working life;

2. The normal structure, function and development of the human body and mind at all stages of life, the factors that may disturb these, and the interactions between body and mind; and

3. The aetiology, pathology, symptoms and signs, natural history and prognosis of common mental and physical ailments in children, adolescents, adults and the aged. A more detailed knowledge is required of those conditions that require urgent assessment and treatment.


  • Problem based tutorials and fixed resource sessions in relation to mechanisms of disease of the neurological, psychiatric and endocrinological systems.
  • Anatomy laboratory tutorials.

Review of Progress

This course is a compulsory program requirement for students in the following program(s):

In addition to meeting the University's overall requirements for academic progression, students enrolled in these program(s) must satisfactorily complete this course in order to progress in their program.


This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medicine degree programs. Pre-requisite - successful completion of all 1st year requirements

Assumed Knowledge

MEDI1011, MEDI1012, MEDI1013, MEDI1014, MEDI1015

Assessment Items

Formal Examination: Examination: Formal (MCQ and SAQ)

Participation: Group/Tutorial Participation and participation

Contact Hours


Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Students will average 14 hours per week of scheduled timetabled activities.


Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term