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Introduction to Human Physiology

Undergraduate | LTU-HBS101 | 2024

Map the complex architecture of the human body and learn how it’s organised and structured. Navigate the journey of the smallest cell to the largest organ. Observe how the body performs and adapts, responding to stress and disease to maintain life.

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Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Enrol by
19 May 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
Duration
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
27 May 2024,
26 Aug 2024,
25 Nov 2024

Price from

$1,118

Upfront cost

$0

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Introduction to Human Physiology

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Relate the structural organisation of the human body to whole body function.
    2. Explain how cellular activity contributes to the function of organs and the body as a whole.
    3. Explain how a given body system contributes to homeostasis under normal conditions.
    4. Interpret scientific information presented as tables, graphs and diagrams and communicate using correct physiological terminology.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • LTU-HBS100 (Not currently available)

You won't be able to enrol into this subject if you've already successfully completed or currently enrolled in the following subject(s) as they are considered anti-requisites due to the similarity of the content.

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Late enrolments are generally not permitted past the published OUA close of application date for the study period. For students not enrolled in the prerequisite courses, you may be able to undertake these subjects with approval from your home course coordinator, please contact Ask La Trobe for assistance with this request. A good internet connection is required due to the online delivery.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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6 student respondents between 22 Feb - 8 Mar 2023.

100%of students felt the study load was manageable

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