Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name


  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Biomedical Sciences, Human Biology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit includes basic concepts of anatomy: an overview of the structure of cells, body tissues, and body systems; aspects of surface anatomy which are relevant to human movement; musculoskeletal systems.
    Learning Outcomes
    On completion of this unit, you should be able to:
    1. use appropriate anatomical terminology to describe an extensive range of normal human structures on anatomical models and histological preparations.
    2. demonstrate knowledge of the structural organisation of the human body from the level of molecules to the organism level.
    3. describe the basic osteology, arthrology and myology of the human body.
    4. demonstrate competency with the basic techniques of light microscopy.
    5. identify and describe the anatomy of the major organ systems and correlate structure with the basic functions of each of these systems.

Course Disclaimer

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.