Queensland University of Technology
Area of Study
Biomedical Sciences, Health Science
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThe aims of this unit are to provide you with a clear understanding of anatomical terminology used in the health professions as well as provide you with a strong background enabling you to apply concepts of anatomy, physiology, and introductory microbiology and pharmacology to your future studies of diseases and their treatment.Learning OutcomesOn successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:1. Identify and describe an extensive range of normal human structures using the appropriate anatomical terminology.2. Competently discuss the hierarchy of structural organisation that exists in the human body from the level of molecules to organ systems and the relationship between these structures.3. Describe basic physiological processes that underlie the functions of the major organ systems and their contribution to body homeostasis and the maintenance of life.4. Demonstrate basic knowledge of infectious agents and their capacity to impact on human health.5. Understand and explain basic concepts in pharmacology.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.