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Undergraduate | USA-BIOL1052 | 2024

Foundations of Human Biology 1

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Get to know what it takes for the body to maintain homeostasis, create movement, and provide oxygenation. Cover body organisation, cells, tissues, the muscles and skeleton. Understand the cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous and endocrine systems. 

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Study method
100% online
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
10 weeks

Start dates

  • 01 Apr 2024
  • 16 Sept 2024
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Foundations of Human Biology 1

About this subject

  • By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:

    1. Describe the structures and functions of the human body using appropriate terminology.
    2. Describe the normal structure and function of cells and tissues.
    3. Describe the structure and function of the special senses, muscular, skeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous and endocrine systems, and blood.
    4. Explain how body systems interact with each other to maintain homeostasis.

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0.125 EFTSL

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