School Of Science And Health

Introduction to Human BiologyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300361.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
400130 - Human Medical Sciences 1, 25009 - Physical and Biological Sciences 1, E1231 - Human Biology 1, 700061 - Introduction to Human Biology (WSTC)

Incompatible Units
300825 - Introduction to Anatomy, 300818 - Introduction to Physiology

About this Unit
This unit gives a basic understanding of the human body and introduces the scientific and medical terminology used for anatomy, physiology and biochemistry. It deals with gross structure and microscopic structure of the human body. It also examines microbial organisms, their classification, how they differ from eukaryotic cells and how our body defends against them. Where appropriate, examples of functional diseases will be discussed.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Closed footwear is required in the workshops for day classes (not required for online students).

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