L1 Medical Science - Semester A

1SCIMA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Aziz

Level 1 Medical Science  - Semester A

Students will study the human body systems and the impacts on microbes on human health. They will look at current and historical pandemics and the global response that occurred. This course will include practical components such as dissections.

All achievement standards in this course are internally assessed.

To gain a course endorsement, it will be necessary to complete a Semester B Science course as well.



Pathway

L1 Science - Astrobiology - Semester B, L1 Science - Carbon Chemistry - Semester B, L1 Science - PhysChem - Semester B, L1 Science: BioChem - Semester B, L2 Earth and Space Science - Semester A, L2 Earth and Space Science - Semester B

Semester A Science courses can lead to Semester B Science courses in the short term. The Semester B courses lead to Level 2 Science courses. Please see the information about Semester B Science courses to see those pathways details.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement, however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90925 v3 Biology 1.1 - Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with direction
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90949 v3 Science 1.10 - Investigate life processes and environmental factors that affect them
1
I
4
A.S. 90950 v3 Science 1.11 - Investigate biological ideas relating to interactions between humans and micro-organisms
1
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Disclaimer

Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.