SCI306: Human Biology II


SCI306: Human Biology II

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Accredited towardsBachelor of Arts in the Liberal Arts
Unit typeElective unit
Credit points6
Indicative contact hours3 hours per week
Offered inSemester 2
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This unit builds upon knowledge and skills attained through the study of Human Biology I, with a focus upon the immune and reproductive systems, human genetics, evolution and ecology. Greater emphasis is given to the critical appraisal of current developments in the biological sciences in relation to human life, health and well-being.

Content includes:

  • basic microbiology
  • the immune system
  • the male and female reproductive system
  • basic embryology
  • genetics
  • current developments in reproductive and genetic science and their application
  • mechanisms of disease
  • basic pharmacology
  • biological and medical aspects of birth, development, aging and death
  • an introduction to critical thinking about evolutionary principles and human ecology



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