Foundations of Human Biology 2
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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Explain the relationships between the concepts of anatomy and physiology for body systems.
- Describe the structure and function of the immune, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems.
- Describe the principles of growth and cellular transport.
- Describe continuity in relation to physiological and anatomical changes occurring over a lifespan.
- Urinary System
- Nutrition and Metabolism
- Non-specific Immune Defences
- Specific Immune Defences
- Growth and Development
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
Advance your understanding of the healthy human body and the way it interacts with the environment. This course builds on your knowledge gained in Foundation of Human Biology 1 in homeostasis, and focuses on the regulation and integration of body systems (immune, digestive, nervous, urinary and reproductive systems, and nutrition), and on continuity (including genetics, reproductive and cell biology, and physiological development across the lifespan).
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a first-year course from UniSA Online’s Bachelor of Health Sciences (Nutrition and Exercise) degree. Please note: you are responsible for completing any relevant prerequisite courses before enrolling in this course