Checking date: 01/02/2024

Course: 2023/2024

Bachelor in Neuroscience (Plan: 517 - Estudio: 389)

Coordinating teacher:

Department assigned to the subject: Physics Department

Type: Basic Core
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Branch of knowledge: ENG/Ciencias de la Salud

Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Scientific method, critical attitude and importance of the representation of experimental data. 2. Living beings as thermodynamic systems. 3. Biophysics of cell membranes. 4. Biophysics of fluids: haemodynamics. 5. Biophysics of gases: respiration. 6. Wave biophysics: hearing 7. Physical basis of vision. 8. Physical principles of diagnostic imaging 9. Data representation and analysis.
Learning activities and methodology
Classroom lectures. Face-to-face classes: reduced (workshops, seminars, case studies). Student individual work. Laboratory session. Final exam. Seminars and lectures supported by computer and audiovisual aids. Practical learning based on cases and problems, and exercise resolution. Individual and group or cooperative work with the option of oral or written presentation. Individual and group tutorials to resolve doubts and queries about the subject. Internships and directed laboratory activities.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.