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Human Physiology (PHYS20008)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 12.5Campus: Parkville

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Overview

Year of offer2017
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codePHYS20008
Mode of delivery
On Campus — Parkville
Availability
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

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.

Learning outcomes

Following completion of this subject, students should understand how hormonal, neural and organ systems subserve specialised body functions. Students should comprehend how the body systems act and interact to maintain a constant internal environment (homeostasis).

Generic skills

Students should develop and enhance skills related to problem solving, integration, and application of complex topics and processes.

Last updated: 27 March 2017