Brain and Behaviour

73211

This course aims to provide you with knowledge of the basic structure and function of the brain in the context of human behaviour. The physiology and anatomy of the central and peripheral nervous systems are examined and related to other psychological fields.

  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
  •  
    Exam dates
    2019
    Trimester 2, 14 Oct 2019
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    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

Topics covered include

  • the history of neuroscience
  • neuroanatomy
  • neurophysiology and the cells of the central nervous system
  • vision and hearing
  • alcoholism
  • disorders of sleep
  • ingestive behaviour; and
  • neurophysiological disorders such as dyslexia, memory deficits, brain damage and strokes

Requirements

Students must have access to the internet to perform the online test during a specified time period.

To study this course you will require access to a computer, the Internet and email.

Textbooks

There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.

Assessment

50% In-course

50% Examination

For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Lecturer / Tutor

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree
  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
  •  
    Exam dates
    2019
    Trimester 2, 14 Oct 2019
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us