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Anatomy and Physiology (ANAT90011)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 6.25On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeANAT90011
Semester 1
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject provides lectures in human structure and function for communication. An introduction to the auditory, respiratory, laryngeal and swallowing systems is provided, in addition to basic neuroanatomy. Students attend three laboratory sessions for guided observation and anatomical dissection classes.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students should show an understanding of the structure and function of the following human body systems: hearing, balance, respiration, larynx, speech articulators, digestion and swallowing as well as an understanding of the structure and function of the human brain for sound perception, speech, language and swallowing.

Generic skills

On completion of this subject students should show:

  • an ability to evaluate and synthesise information in a flexible manner
  • a capacity to articulate their knowledge in both oral and written formats

Eligibility and requirements




Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
AUDI90025 Communication Across the Lifespan
Semester 1
AUDI90027 Clinical Processes A
Semester 1
POPH90233 Determinants of Good Health
LING90033 Linguistics and Phonetics
Semester 1

Non-allowed subjects


Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home


Additional details

  • 2 x multiple choice (open book) online tests (10% each) throughout the semester (20%)
  • Final exam during the exam period (80%) [Hurdle Requirement]

Hurdle Requirement: Students must pass the final exam in order to pass the subject overall.

Dates & times

  • Semester 1
    Principal coordinatorBryony Nayagam
    Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
    Contact hours24 hours
    Total time commitment85 hours
    Teaching period 4 March 2019 to 2 June 2019
    Last self-enrol date15 March 2019
    Census date31 March 2019
    Last date to withdraw without fail10 May 2019
    Assessment period ends28 June 2019

    Semester 1 contact information

Time commitment details

85 hours

Further information

Last updated: 11 November 2018