Bioscience 1

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Bioscience 1

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Biomedical Sciences, Health Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

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

    The 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 Outcomes
    On 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.

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