PHA-10028 - Human Anatomy and Physiology
Coordinator: Carolyn L Voisey Room: HUX303A Tel: +44 1782 7 33876
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Level: Level 4
Credits: 30
Study Hours: 300
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23

None

Available as a Free Standing Elective

No

Co-requisites

None

Prerequisites

None

Barred Combinations

None

Description for 2022/23


Aims
The module will provide a basic understanding and knowledge of developmental biology, tissues, organs and the organisation of the human body, as well as information about how the body functions in health and disease.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Identify the main stages of development of the human body in utero: 1,2
Explain how gene activation plays a role in differentiation and development: 1,2
Describe the normal anatomy and physiology of various systems within the human body: 1,2
Explain the causes and outcomes of the main types of pathology affecting these systems: 1,2
Develop and employ experimental, analytical and reporting skills in the successful completion of appropriate manipulative practical exercises: 3
Acquire data from experiments, analyse and manipulate it using appropriate techniques: 3
Apply methods for the presentation of data, including statistical analysis and choosing an appropriate method of presentation: 3

Study hours

Lectures: 44 hours
Laboratory sessions: 15 hours
Independent Study Hours: 241 hours

School Rules

None

Description of Module Assessment

1: Exam weighted 40%
2-hour unseen examination
A two hour exam comprising of 40 MCQ questions (five choices, one correct answer) and short answer questions (two to be chosen out of four), covering material across the first semester.

2: Exam weighted 40%
2-hour unseen examination
A two hour exam comprising of 40 MCQ questions (five choices, one correct answer) and short answer questions (two to be chosen out of four), covering material across the second semester.

3: Poster Presentation weighted 20%
Laboratory poster presentation
Laboratory poster presentation held two weeks after the completion of the practical sessions, analysing and describing the results generated in the laboratory