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PC1001 - Human Anatomy and Physiology 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences (pre 2015)

Available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Pharmacy.

This subject provides the foundation for all further studies in human anatomy, physiology and pharmacology. It includes cell and tissue organisation; tissue excitation and electrophysiology; the physiology of the nervous, musculoskeletal, blood and lymph and immune and cardiovascular systems.

Learning Outcomes

  • cell and tissue structure and classification;
  • electrical communication within excitable tissues;
  • functional and structural aspects of the nervous, musculoskeletal, immune and cardiovascular systems;
  • overall body structure and organisation;
  • the role of blood constituents and lymph in the body.


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
  • 6 hours tutorials
  • 18 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); other exams (30%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.