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Area/Catalogue
BIOL 1051

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
105766

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Summer Term
(Study Period 7)

Course aim

To gain an understanding of the physiological dimensions of body function in health and disease.

Course content

Introductory biology: characteristics and classification of living things, genetics, homeostasis. Study of body functions and structure with emphasis on changes through the lifespan: blood and fluids, the cardiovascular system and circulation, haemostasis, the muscular, nervous, endocrine, digestive, respiratory and urinary systems; metabolism and nutrition; immunity. Integrative physiology: examination of systemic function, control and interaction between systems.

Textbook(s)

Martini, FH, Nath, JL & Bartholomew, EF, Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology, Current Edition, Pearson Education Limited

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Tutorial 2 hours x 9 weeks
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Tutorial (Online) 2 hours x 12 weeks
Lecture (Online) 3 hours x 13 weeks
External N/A x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Quiz - 30% 50 minutes
Group assignment - 20% 25 minutes
Examination - 50% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Quiz - 30% 50 minutes
Group assignment - 20% 25 minutes
Examination - 50% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences
School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences
School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

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