This unit will build on the knowledge base provided by HBD2102 Dermal Sciences 1 and HBD2202 Dermal Sciences 2 by further investigating concepts of ageing of the integumentary system, and craniofacial anatomy. The influence of race and sex upon integumentary system and craniofacial anatomy will also be explored. Knowledge of cell biology, biochemistry and genomics will be developed to explain human development across the lifespan, with a focus on the influences from the endocrine system and theories relating to ageing.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):