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SCH1134 Human Structure and Function
Credit Points: 15
This unit is a broadly based, general introduction to fundamental concepts in Human Anatomy and Physiology. It covers (i) cell biology with emphasis upon macromolecules, cytoanatomy, cell bioenergetics and major tissue types, (ii) homeostasis in relation to its ubiquity and steady state system models and (iii) regulatory mechanisms from the perspective of their evolution, complexity and functioning in humans.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
E69Bachelor of Science (Human Biology)
G51Bachelor of Science (Paramedical Science)
SMBIOMBiomedical Science 10 Unit Supporting Major
SMCBIMBiomedical Science 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIBIOMBiomedical Science Minor
MABIOMBiomedical Science Major
MAENVHEnvironmental Health Major
SMCHUMHUMAN BIOLOGY 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIHBIOHuman Biology Minor
MAHBIOHuman Biology Major
MIHPERHuman Performance Minor
SMNUTRNUTRITION 10 Unit Supporting Major
SMCPSIPHYSIOLOGY 8 Unit Supporting Major
STSCIBScience Education (Biological Sciences) Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2006 VET: 31/03/2006