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SLE221 - Systems Physiology

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, John Donald (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 classes per week, 5 x 3 hour practical classes per trimester

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


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%

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