HSE208 - Integrated Human Physiology


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Online with significant campus requirements

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H315, H318, H343, H353, D333, D394, H355 OR S323 students completing the Nutrition and Exercise Science major (MJ-H000026) OR H300 and D391 students completing the Nutrition major (MJ-H000007).

Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request to health-enquire@deakin.edu.au. Enrolment quotas may apply for this group of students.

Campus contact:

Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Lee Hamilton




Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010

Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Trimester 2:
7 x online modules per trimester (3-5 hours per week),
5 x 1 hour seminars per trimester and
4 x 2 hour practicals per trimester.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Trimester 3:
7 x online modules per trimester (3-5 hours per week)
5 x 1 hour online seminars per trimester

In-person attendance requirements

Trimester 3: 2 x non-consecutive days of practicals, scheduled during trimester. Practicals to be undertaken at either Burwood (Melbourne) for students enrolled at Burwood (Melbourne) based courses or Waurn Ponds (Geelong) for all other students


In this unit, students will examine the function of human physiological systems and how these systems respond to and work together (integrate) in their responses to challenges that arise from a variety of conditions such as exercise, pathology and the environment. Students will learn to explain human physiology using physiological data and published scientific evidence.

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