Courses & Units

Human Anatomy and Physiology 1A CZZ101

Hobart, Launceston


This unit is designed to introduce students to human cells and tissues and the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary, defence, musculoskeletal and neuroendocrine systems in the human body.  The unit will include: (a) the basic facts and concepts relating to the human body`s structural and functional organisation at different levels (cells, tissues, organs, systems), and the constituent regions, parts and organs of all the several body systems and their functional interactions; (b) the range of normal variation in human anatomy and physiology, and the relationships between structure and function; and (c) anatomical and physiological terminology which enables students to discuss, orally or in writing, facts, concepts, problems and biomedical issues relating to the structural and functional organisation of the body.


Unit name Human Anatomy and Physiology 1A
Unit code CZZ101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine|Health Sciences

Dr Jamie Chapman

Teaching staff

Tracy Douglas (Campus Co-ordinator) and other staff from the School of Medicine and School of Health Sciences.

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International International Domestic Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
010913 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,354.00

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Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture weekly.  2 x 1 hour online lectures weekly. 1 x 2 hour practical / tutorial class weekly.


10% quizzes
20% mid-semester test
15% laboratory report (1000 words)
15% practical exam (30-60 mins)
40% written exam (3 hours).

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Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology, Global Edition (11th) by Martini, Nath and Bartholomew.

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