Essential Human Biology: Cells and Tissues
Are you preparing for a health-related career, or planning to study in the health sciences? Perhaps you're just keen to learn more about the wonders of the human body? Our bodies are amazing but complex biological machines. This course will provide you with an outstanding foundation of knowledge in human anatomy and physiology.
You will gain a broad understanding of the relationships between normal structure and function in human cells and tissues, both in health and disease. The properties of the four main types of tissue in the body - epithelial, connective, muscular and nervous - will also be clearly explained.
The course employs a variety of engaging learning methods, including short videos, animations, interactive activities and integrated quizzes to guide you through key concepts, and make learning relevant.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-paced Online
Who should attend?
No formal prerequisites are required however a basic understanding of biology may be useful.
Course delivery details
This course is offered through University of Adelaide, a partner institute of EdX.
2-3 hours per week
- Verified Track -$169
- Audit Track - Free
Certification / Credits
What you'll learn
- Knowledge of structure and function of human cells and tissues.
- Understanding of basic human anatomy and physiology.
- Preparation for study of health sciences and careers in health.
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