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BMSC13001 Advanced Haematology
Advanced Haematology
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General Information


In this unit you will apply your foundation knowledge of haematology to the study of how haematological disorders manifest and are diagnosed through changes in number, cytogenetics and morphology of cells. Diseases of haemostasis including therapeutic management with anticoagulants will also be discussed. This advanced unit builds on the knowledge and skills taught in previous units and will prepare you for work as a Medical Laboratory Scientist in Haematology. You will be required to attend a compulsory residential school in Rockhampton and an assessment task will be completed on campus during this residential school.


Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 3
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 8
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Prerequisites: BMSC12003 Haematology and Transfusion Science

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

Offerings For Term 1 - 2023

Mixed Mode

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Residential Schools

This unit has a Compulsory Residential School for distance mode students and the details are:
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Class and Assessment Overview

Information for Class and Assessment Overview has not been released yet.

This information will be available on Monday 9 January 2023
Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback from SUTE


Some students thought that the written assessment allowed them to put theory into context


Continue current assessment format using an industry expert for creation and marking of the Case Study assessment.

Feedback from SUTE


Students commented that while the lectures were easy to follow verbally, sometimes more explanation would be needed to explain the images used.


Additional lecture notes around graphics will be added to lecture slides.

Feedback from SUTE


Students requested more questions on the weekly study notes and changing questions on the online quizzes.


Continue to add questions to to weekly study notes as well as updating online quizzes. This should also include more questions representing blood morphology.

Feedback from SUTE


Students felt that although the residential school helped to develop practical skills, it felt rushed. They weren't able to practice calculations or see the film beyond that being shown on the screen.


Explore options for improved technology for efficient residential school experience. Allow regular breaks in between topics for students to practice differential calculations.

Unit Learning Outcomes

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Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

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Textbooks and Resources

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Academic Integrity Statement

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