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MRS0002

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Postgraduate - Unit

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2 points, SCA Band 3, 0.0416667 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Organisational UnitDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
OfferedClayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)A/Prof Peter Temple-Smith

Synopsis

Topics include physiology of human and animal reproduction; development and differentiation of the male and female reproductive systems; oocyte and follicular development; ovarian cycles; testicular function and cell/cell interactions in the testis.

Outcomes

The objective of this unit is to provide students with an understanding of the theory of reproduction with detailed study of female reproductive anatomy and physiology and the fertilisation process. This series of lectures provides students with the theoretical background for more intensive study of particular areas of the reproductive sciences.

Assessment

Exam (50%)
Oral Presentation (50%)

Chief examiner(s)