Anatomy & Integrated Physiology

Unit set code: HMIHPH | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Discipline Minor
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The Anatomy & Integrative Physiology minor introduces the students to the gross anatomy of the head, neck and back and the application of anatomy in medicine will be highlighted in clinical scenarios. The integrative nature of the cardiovascular, renal, respiratory systems will be interrogated further, building on basic physiological principals covered in Human Physiology in Year 1. The relationship between gastrointestinal physiology, nutrition and human health is also covered. Upon completion of this minor students will have an understanding of the link between anatomy, physiology, nutrition, metabolism and health.

Unit set structure

For a minor study students must complete forty-eight (48) credit points of study, comprising:

  • Four (4) Specialist Area units.
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Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

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