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SLE211 - Principles of Physiology

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

SBB211

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Melissa Cameron

Prerequisite:

One of SLE111, HBS109 or SLE132

Corequisite:

SLE010

Incompatible with: SBB232
Contact hours:

3 x 1 hour class per week, 5 x 3 hour practicals per trimester.

Content

This unit introduces students to the basic language and concepts of physiology in relation to the function of humans. The unifying theme throughout this unit is homeostasis. Physiology is investigated as a group of interacting systems, each of which itself has a number of structural and functional levels of organisation. Topics include homeostasis and the internal environment, the nervous system, skeletal and smooth muscle physiology; and gastrointestinal, endocrine and reproductive physiology.

Assessment

1 x class test 20%, practical work (1 x group assignment 25%, 1 x individual practical assignment 10%; practical tests 5%) 40%, examination 40%

Unit Fee Information

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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