HBD3104 - Dermal Sciences 3
|1.||Review the current knowledge of cell biology and biochemistry and critically apply this to the explanation of human development from zygote to senescence;|
|2.||Analyse the ageing of the integumentary system and craniofacial anatomy;|
|3.||Critically review the various theories of ageing and the psychology of ageing and concepts of beauty in relation to the discipline of dermal science;|
|4.||Analyse variations of the craniofacial anatomy and the integumentary system related to sex and race;|
|5.||Examine the current theories of genetic variation and the transmission of genetic information from parent to daughter cells to predict how genotype may translate to phenotype and apply this to understanding the genetic basis of disease.|
|Test||Online Quizzes – 3 x(30 minutes duration per quiz) (Quiz 1&2 - 5% each, Quiz 3 - 10%.)||20%|
|Assignment||Written education resource (Group work - 2000 words equivalent)||30%|
|Presentation||Presentation using education resource (15 minutes)||20%|
|Journal||Reflective journal (Part A – 250 words, Part B - 250 words)||30%|
Biology of Ageing
McDonald, R. (2019)
Connecticut, USA: Taylor and Francis
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