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Overview

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

You can study this major in the Bachelor of Biomedicine or Bachelor of Science.

Bachelor of Biomedicine

You will take 10 core subjects (150 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 (6 in first year, 2 in second year and 2 in third year).

In third year you will also complete 50 points (four subjects) of study that is deep and specialised study in Human Structure and Function.

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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