Human Physiology

University of Melbourne

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Human Physiology

  • Host University

    University of Melbourne

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Human Biology, Physiology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    BIOL10004 Biology of Cells and Organisms
    BIOL10005 Genetics & The Evolution of Lif

    Plus 1 semester of any 1st year quantitative science subject, eg Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Psychology, Statistics.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    12.5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Physiology is an integrative study of the control of normal body function. The specialised organ systems to be studied include the nervous, cardiovascular, muscular, respiratory, kidney and digestive systems. During this subject students will learn that physiology is an experimental science with many key concepts arising from qualitative and quantitative observation and analysis of living organisms. The lectures will incorporate active interaction between students and lecturers using personal response system (PRS) clickers to answer questions during lectures.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.