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Undergraduate units on offer at the Charles Perkins Centre

The Charles Perkins Centre is proud to support a senior undergraduate unit of study. Metabolic Cybernetics uses an interdisciplinary approach to adress the problems of diabetes and obesity.

We trialled a new interdisciplinary approach to science education that breaks existing disciplinary boundaries in 2015.

Metabolic Cybernetics (NUTM3004), is a senior unit of study that uses interdisciplinary and problem-solving approaches to a very real-world problem – obesity and diabetes. It is the first of its kind in Australia and South East Asia. Big data will allow student teams to participate in analysis of cutting-edge research.

This senior unit is offered in the Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Medical Science, Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science degrees. It is taught in the Charles Perkins Centre and is coordinated by the discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, the School of Molecular Bioscience and the Charles Perkins Centre.

For more information, please contact Dr Kim Bell-Anderson.


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