Anatomy and Physiology

BIO10004 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


Introductory Physiology (HET102)

Aims and objectives

This unit introduces students to fundamental concepts in human anatomy and physiology. It provides an introduction to anatomical structures and functions of organ systems in the human body, and examines these in normal and abnormal functioning. The unit also aims to develop basic laboratory skills and safety practices.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Locate and identify anatomical structures in the human body
2. Differentiate between levels of organization in biological systems and apply this knowledge to anatomical and physiological concepts
3. Explain the functions of organs and organ systems and their roles in normal body function
4. Differentiate between normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology