University of Technology Sydney

91400 Human Anatomy and Physiology

6cp; 10x 2hrs (lectures, online), 3hrs (practical laboratory) (as per week-by-week program as certain weeks the practical is replaced with an online activity)

Description

In this subject students gain excellent basic knowledge in physiology, putting them in good stead for biomedical-oriented subjects in subsequent years. Students learn anatomy (structure) and physiology (function) of the healthy human body. Lectures are complemented by a supportive practical program with a mix of on-campus hands-on activities as well as self-paced online resources. The subject content includes the anatomical organisation of the body and anatomical terms; the gross anatomy of the cardiovascular, endocrine, gastrointestinal, haematological, integumentary (skin), musculoskeletal, nervous, reproductive, respiratory, and urinary systems. Presentation, library research and report writing skills are also developed.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus


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