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SLE221 - Systems Physiology

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:


Unit chair:

Jan West, Melissa Cameron (Trimester 3)


One of SLE111, HBS109, SLE132



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

3 hours of classes per week (1 x 2 hour and 1 x 1 hour class per week), 5 x 3 hour practicals  per trimester.


This unit covers the structure and function of blood; cardiovascular and respiratory physiology; the processes involved in excretion of wastes from the body; the significance and maintenance of acid-base and fluid balance.


1 x class test 20%, practical work 10%, 1 x practical test 30%, examination 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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