214101

Human Bioscience: Normal Body Function

Human body structure and function (anatomy and physiology), including relevant concepts of homeostasis and metabolism and development throughout the lifespan.

Course code

Qualifications are made up of courses. Some universities call these papers. Each course is numbered using six digits.

214101

Level

The fourth number of the course code shows the level of the course. For example, in course 219206, the fourth number is a 2, so it is a 200-level course (usually studied in the second year of full-time study).

100-level

Credits

Each course is worth a number of credits. You combine courses (credits) to meet the total number of credits needed for your qualification.

15

Subject

Health Sciences

Course planning information

Restrictions

Choose just one

The courses listed above have similar content to this one meaning you can only enrol in this course or one of the listed courses. Only one of the courses can be credited towards your qualification.

Learning outcomes

What you will learn. Knowledge, skills and attitudes you’ll be able to show as a result of successfully finishing this course.

  • 1 Identify each of the organ systems and demonstrate knowledge of the relationship between their structure and function.
  • 2 Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between cells, tissue, organs and systems.
  • 3 Demonstrate knowledge of the concept of homeostasis and its role in normal body function.
  • 4 Demonstrate understanding of the concept of metabolism in relation to normal body function.

Learning outcomes can change before the start of the semester you are studying the course in.

Assessments

Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
Test 1 2 3 4 10%
Written Assignment 1 2 3 4 30%
Test 1 2 3 4 20%
Exam College/GRS-based (not centrally scheduled) 1 2 3 4 40%

Assessment weightings can change up to the start of the semester the course is delivered in.

You may need to take more assessments depending on where, how, and when you choose to take this course.

Explanation of assessment types

Computer programmes
Computer animation and screening, design, programming, models and other computer work.
Creative compositions
Animations, films, models, textiles, websites, and other compositions.
Exam College or GRS-based (not centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by a college or the Graduate Research School (GRS). The exam could be online, oral, field, practical skills, written exams or another format.
Exam (centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by Assessment Services (centrally) – you’ll usually be told when and where the exam is through the student portal.
Oral or performance or presentation
Debates, demonstrations, exhibitions, interviews, oral proposals, role play, speech and other performances or presentations.
Participation
You may be assessed on your participation in activities such as online fora, laboratories, debates, tutorials, exercises, seminars, and so on.
Portfolio
Creative, learning, online, narrative, photographic, written, and other portfolios.
Practical or placement
Field trips, field work, placements, seminars, workshops, voluntary work, and other activities.
Simulation
Technology-based or experience-based simulations.
Test
Laboratory, online, multi-choice, short answer, spoken, and other tests – arranged by the school.
Written assignment
Essays, group or individual projects, proposals, reports, reviews, writing exercises, and other written assignments.

Textbooks needed

Textbooks can change. We recommend you wait until at least seven weeks before the semester starts to buy your textbooks.

Compulsory

PRINCIPLES OF ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY, 3RD ASIA-PACIFIC EDITION (INCLUDES INTERACTIVE E-TEXT CODE)

Author
TORTORA ET AL.
ISBN
978-0-730-39200-2
Edition
3RD ASIA-PACIFIC EDITION (2021)
Publisher
JOHN WILEY & SONS LTD

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