Product Description

Course Outline:

Human Biology 1 is an introductory course in human anatomy and physiology. It is a great course for anyone who is interested in a career in health or medicine or for school leavers who are keen to go to university for medicine or science. Upon completion of this course students will have established a great foundation for many higher-level science courses as well as Allied Health, Complementary medicine and Alternative Medicine as well as having a solid understanding of basic human anatomy and physiology.

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The Course Covers the Below Topics:

Cells & Tissues

The Skeleton

The Muscular System

The Nervous System

Digestion & Excretion

All Physiological Systems

Learning Outcome:

Observe and identify parts of the human body

Dissect an animal heart (obtained from a butcher)

Observe different types of animal tissues (obtained from a butcher)

Prepare a summary explaining the function of the main types of human body tissues

Explain, in your own words, different problems that can occur with different human tissues

Explain cellular division (mitosis and meiosis)

Explain problems that can occur with different bones

Explain the purpose of different structural components of muscle tissue, in a human muscle of your choice

Explain the function of a typical nerve cell, using words and illustrations

Explain the function of the central nervous system, using words and illustrations

Describe different physiological process which occur in the digestive system

Describe different physiological process which occur in a properly functioning excretory system

Broadly classify the effects of hormones

Explain different processes which occur in a properly functioning endocrine system

Describe the anatomy of the lung

List the parts of the respiratory system

Define inspiration and expiration

Discuss the trachea

Explain processes that occur in a properly functioning respiratory system

Draw and label diagrams of the parts of respiratory system

Research further information relevant to human anatomy and physiology, using resources available to you (which may be different for different students)

Career Options:

Successful completion of this fully supported course will enable you to work in:

  • Medical Settings such as hospitals and medical practices.
  • Will be a great addition to careers in Fitness, Health, Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
  • A great steppingstone into a Health Science or Biomedical degree.

Course Duration:

100 hours of Study

Tutor Support and Assessments

The difference between a good online course and a bad online course is in the quality of tutor support. Our tutors are always available to one-on-one support you via email or a phone call if necessary. We have a policy to get back to the student’s questions in 24-48 hours and assessments are marked within 3-4 days. Students never feel they are on their own and waiting forever. We are proud of the high-quality tutor support we provide from our highly qualified tutors.

Our assessments are designed is such a way that the student feels confident to move forward in the course as they complete each assessment. The feedback from the tutor not only reaffirms the student’s learning process but also gives an opportunity to the student to interact with the tutor regularly. Students are never penalised when their assignment work needs to be improved, rather they are given constructive feedback and requested to resubmit the section where they need improvement. Students do their assignment work at their own pace within the course duration and are not restricted by any deadlines which is the beauty of self-paced learning. The assessments will make the certificate achieved more credible and valuable to the student.

This course has approximately 8-10 assignments and 1 exam to complete the course successfully. You can opt out of the exam and receive a Certificate of Participation.

Pathways and Credits:

This course will receive credits towards some of our higher qualifications such as the Certificate in Human Biology.

Payment Options:

We have upfront, monthly and weekly payment options for as little as $50 a week. You can enrol with the “Enrol Now” Button for upfront and monthly payment options. For weekly payment option CLICK HERE TO ENROL. You could also enrol with the below direct debit link if you want to enrol with Direct Debit or Phone or Filling in the application form. Please email us using the ‘Enquire now’ button or call us on 07 5689 1500 if you require any assistance. For credit card enrolments use the ‘Enrol Now’ button, for direct debit use the links below.

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