Major - Anatomy and Physiology

Western Sydney University Major Code: M3104.1

This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.

Related Courses

3682.3 Bachelor of Medical Science (Advanced)


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Major Structure

Students completing the Bachelor of Medical Science (Advanced) with a major in Anatomy and Physiology will complete the following course structure.

Note: At least 60 credit points must be at Level 3 or above (one Schedule B unit must be at least a Level 3 unit)

Year 1

Autumn session

300802 Biodiversity
300811 Scientific Literacy
301126 Concepts in Human Anatomy

Choose one of

300800 Essential Chemistry 1
300808 Introductory Chemistry

Please note unit 300800 is no longer available from 2017. Students should take unit 300808 Introductory Chemistry.

Spring session

300816 Cell Biology
300803 Essential Chemistry 2
300818 Introduction to Physiology

Choose one of

300830 Analysis of Change
200263 Biometry
300672 Mathematics 1A
300831 Quantitative Thinking

Year 2

Autumn session

300936 Functional Proteins and Genes
300894 Anatomy of the Thorax and Abdomen
300937 Advanced Science Project A

And one schedule B unit

Spring session

300848 Metabolism
300889 Pathological Basis of Disease
300938 Advanced Science Project B
300884 Pharmacology

Year 3

Autumn session

300819 Topics in Physiology
300851 Advanced Physiology
300910 Advanced Science Project C
300893 Topics in Medical Science

Spring session

300754 Neuroanatomy
300892 Medical Science Project

From 2022 300892 Medical Science Project will be replaced by 300924 Science Research Project

300924 Science Research Project

Two schedule B units

Schedule B Units

Choose three of

300905 Advanced Immunology
300897 Anatomy of the Head and Neck
300898 Appendicular Skeleton
300838 Comparative Physiology
300820 Genes, Genomics and Human Health
300845 Genetics
300817 Molecular Biology
300927 Molecular Medicine

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