Integrated Pathology

There are five learning outcomes for this unit.
Investigate, analyse and evaluate laboratory aspects of disease
Integrate the specialist areas of biomedical science into the context of a coherent case study approach
Evaluate the mechanisms responsible for disease and disorders in the human body
Review the functions of selected organ systems and the effects of disease processes
Apply an independent and critical approach to biomedical science
Assignment task
Disease report titles covering various topics will be available for students to ‘sign up’ for on Moodle after the final coursework tutorial session in February. Each student will chose one title only, from those listed. There will be a cap on the number of places for each title. The disease report should include an appropriate introduction and conclusion and cover the following: Aetiology (causes) of the disease/disorderPathogenesis (clinical signs and symptoms)