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Hobart, Launceston


This unit is designed to introduce you to the anatomy and physiology of the reproductive, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, and digestive systems of the human body.  The regulation of body temperature will also be studied in the unit. 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 interactions between body systems; (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.

Summary 2020

Unit name Human Anatomy and Physiology 1B
Unit code CZZ102
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine|Health Sciences

Tracy Douglas

Teaching staff

Dr Jamie Chapman (Campus Coordinator) 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 2 On-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 18/10/2020 18/10/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,354.00 010913

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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 mins)

40% Written exam (3 hrs).

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