Human Structure and Function
What will I study?
The Human Structure and Function major explains how the human body works, based on a deep understanding of the relationship between human anatomy, physiology, neuroscience and more.
Your major structure
Bachelor of Biomedicine
You will take 8 core subjects (125 points) across your degree that will build an understanding of the structure and function of the body and consideration of the determinants of health and disease, including genetic and environmental influences (4 in first year, 2 in second year and 2 in third year).
In your third year, you will complete 50 points (four subjects) of deep and specialised study in biochemistry and molecular biology.
Throughout your degree you will also take elective and breadth (non-science) subjects.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
In your first and second years you will complete subjects that are prerequisites for your major, including biology and anatomy subjects.
In your third year, you will complete 50 points (four subjects) of deep and specialised study in human structure and function. This is a very flexible major: you’ll be able to select your major subjects from a wide range.
Throughout your degree you will also take science elective subjects and breadth (non-science) subjects, in addition to your major subjects and prerequisites.
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