This major offers students the opportunity to focus on issues of health and disease. It combines the traditional interests of Human Biologists, including genetics, anatomy and physiology and evolution, with a biomedical analysis of the human condition.
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On Campus at Joondalup
Students are required to select 8 units, with at least 2 units at Level 3000:
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Credit Points|
|SCH1104 ^||Introduction to Pathophysiology||15|
|SCH1105 ^||Introduction to Pharmacology||15|
|SCH1111 ^||Fundamental Biomedical Techniques||15|
|SCH1132 ^||Human Evolution and Ecology||15|
|SCH1133 ^||Human Genetics||15|
|SCH1134 ^||Human Structure and Function||15|
|SCH1143 ^||Systems Physiology||15|
|SCH2111 ^||Applied Physiology||15|
|SCH2131 ^||Drugs in Society||15|
|SCH2141 ^||Advanced Biomedical Techniques||15|
|SCH2142 ^||Forensic Genetics||15|
|SCH2226 ^||Human Molecular Genetics||15|
|SCH2232 ^||Medical Biochemistry||15|
|SCH2235 ^ *||Applied Microbiology||15|
|SCH3145 ^||Biomedical Ethics||15|
|SCH3223 ^||Medical Genetics||15|
|SCH3227 ^||The Biology of Human Disease||15|
|SCH3239 ^||Human Immunology||15|
|SCH3244 ^||Developmental Biology||15|
|SCH3434 ^||Human Reproduction, Development and Ageing||15|
^ Core Option
* Students will be assessed to see if they have achieved the ECU minimum standard of English language proficiency in this unit. Students who don't meet the minimum standard will be provided with appropriate English language support and development.
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.