|Short Description:||Pathology Studies|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Health and Wellbeing|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||060113 - Pathology|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
This course introduces students to the pathologic basis of disease and explores the roles of the pathology laboratory and medical laboratory scientist in the healthcare system. BIO1103 pathology studies investigates the relationships between alterations in cell and tissue function, cell and tissue morphology, body fluid composition and the clinical signs and symptoms of disease. The course is delivered as three separate modules; Haematology, Histopathology and Clinical Biochemistry and provides an introduction to the theory and practice of these three disciplines of pathology.