Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be introduced to the basic concepts and principles of both structure (anatomy) and function (physiology) of the human body. Your learning in this subject will be supported by detailed online resources and a comprehensive program of online workshops with expert facilitators. You will also engage in career exploration activities, and begin building your career ready eportfolio.

SchoolLife Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJarrod Church

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesIn this subject your learning will be supported by online videos and resources, as well as live online workshops. 

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsHBS1HBA AND HBS101 AND HBS100

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsA good internet connection is required due to the online delivery

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Anatomy and Physiology

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorBetts et al.


Edition/Volume2nd Edition



Chapter/article titleN/A



Other descriptionFree online text

Source locationN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Relate the anatomical organisation of selected systems of the body to their physiological function
02. Explain how selected systems of the body are controlled to maintain normal function
03. Communicate basic physiological and anatomical principles to your peers
04. Describe your desired career path, as well as the skills and attributes that employers are seeking in graduates, and reflect on your career planning

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Online


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJarrod Church

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Synchronous online Q&A session

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Consists of various online videos and resources for students to watch, review and participate throughout the study period


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

3 x 45 minute online quizzes (3 x 750 words equivalent) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo45 SILO1, SILO2

1 x Group presentation (equivalent to 750 words/student) 

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

1 x Online assignment (750 words) 

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2

1 x PebblePad portfolio (equivalent to 400 words) 

N/APortfolioIndividualNo10 SILO4