Principles of Human Structure
University of Melbourne
Area of Study
Human Biology, Human Development, Physiology
Taught In English
PrerequisitesBIOL10004 Biology of Cells and OrganismsBIOL10005 Genetics & The Evolution of LifeTOR 1st year of the Bachelor of Biomedicine.
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewBy the end of this subject, students should:- comprehend the terminology of topographic anatomy; the principles of embryological development and the derivatives of the primary germ layers; the principles related to each of the following types of anatomical structure: skin, fascia and skeletal muscles, bones and joints, vessels, nerves and viscera; the organisation of the body into regions and the anatomy of the major organ systems.- develop observational and organisational skills to identify and interpret exposed anatomical structures and regions; communication skills (written and oral) to describe the normal structure of the human body; and- appreciate the important clinical applications relevant to the body regions and the approaches to imaging the human body
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.