units

MRS0005

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

2 points, SCA Band 3, 0.0416667 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Coordinator(s)

Dr Sarah Meachem, Dr Kristy Brown

Offered

Clayton

  • Second semester 2016 (Day)

Synopsis

Topics include current trends in population growth and the policies introduced in some countries to regulate this growth; fertilisation and its manipulation; regulation of fertility; legal and ethical aspects of controlling fertility and overcoming infertility.

Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should have an understanding of the theory of reproduction with detailed study of male reproductive anatomy and the human sexuality. This series of lectures thus provides students with the theoretical background for more intensive study of particular areas of the reproductive sciences.

Assessment

Exam (100%)

Chief examiner(s)