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BCDP02-053: Principles of Human Structure and Function

Description

This subject provides students with an introduction to the disciplines of human anatomy and physiology. The organisation of the human body, from cells to tissues and organs, and the relationships between anatomy and physiology are emphasised. A detailed study into the physiology of nerve, muscle, bone and connective tissue is a focus, alongside an introduction to anatomical terminology, arthrology, the skull and the upper limbs. An overview into the concepts of homeostasis and the control of body systems is also provided. Learning activities will provide students with the foundational knowledge and skills required in order to undertake further study into the body’s systems.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeBCDP02-053
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • University Preparation & Diploma
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,050

Learning outcomes

1. Explain the organisation of the human body from cells to tissues to organ systems. 2. Describe the basic cellular structure and function of nerves, muscle, epithelial tissue and connective tissues such as bone. 3. Apply basic anatomical terminology to describe the body in 3D space and its movements. 4. Recognise the main anatomical classifications of bones (osteology) and joints (arthrology). 5. Describe the main anatomical features of the upper limb bones and muscles (actions, origins and insertions). 6. Explain the concept of homeostasis and demonstrate a basic knowledge of the nervous and endocrine systems. 7. Use basic scientific equipment and computer software to investigate blood, simple measures of human physiology and anatomy. 8. Present scientific data using the correct style and format.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

Must be admitted into a Bond College Diploma Program.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/07/2021
Semester start13/09/2021
Subject start13/09/2021
Cancellation 1?27/09/2021
Cancellation 2?04/10/2021
Last enrolment26/09/2021
Withdraw – Financial?09/10/2021
Withdraw – Academic?30/10/2021
Teaching census?08/10/2021
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/11/2021
Semester start17/01/2022
Subject start17/01/2022
Cancellation 1?31/01/2022
Cancellation 2?07/02/2022
Last enrolment30/01/2022
Withdraw – Financial?12/02/2022
Withdraw – Academic?05/03/2022
Teaching census?11/02/2022