HSE208 - Integrated Human Physiology


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool

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 Student Adviser in Student Central. Enrolment quotas may apply for this group of students.

Campus contact:

Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Lee Hamilton
Warrnambool: Declan Hennessy




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.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Trimester 2:
7 x online modules per trimester (3-5 hours per week),
5 x 1 hour on-campus seminars in Weeks 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 and
4 x 2 hour on-campus practical experience (laboratory) in Weeks 2, 4, 6 and 8

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 4 hour on-campus intensive practical experience (laboratory) in Weeks 2 and 6 to be undertaken at either:

  • Burwood (Melbourne) for students with Course enrolment at Burwood (Melbourne) 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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