Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
Module Code: DPH110
Module Title: Basic Structure and Function of the Human Body
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Health and Environmental Science
Pre-requisites: BIO002
The aim of this module is to provide the student with an integrated understanding of the basic anatomy and physiology of the human body via a systems approach. This module will present the form and structure of the human body and the normal functioning of bodily processes.
Learning outcomes 
A Identify the structure and function of human cells, tissues, organs and systems.

B Describe the normal structure and functioning of the human body with appropriate terminology.

C Recognise and explain the interrelationships within and between anatomical and physiological systems of the human body

Method of teaching and learning 
The syllabus will be delivered through lectures and laboratory sessions. Relevant material will be made available through ICE. Learning will be supported by textbook readings and specific library resources. A feature of this class is the use of the Anatomedia software. In addition, visits to dissection laboratories in local medical schools are planned.
Weeks 1 and 2 Course Overview; Basic Anatomic and Physiologic Terminology; Systems of Support and Movement

Discussion of basic terminology that will be used; review of cells, tissues and basic biological structures; overview of the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary and musculoskeletal systems.

Weeks 3 and 4 Systems of Control

Overview of the anatomy and physiology of the nervous, endocrine and immune systems.

Weeks 5 and 6 Systems of Exchange and Transport

Overview of the anatomy and physiology of the circulatory, respiratory, digestive and urinary systems.

Week 7 The Reproductive System

Overview of the anatomy and physiology of the male and female reproductive systems with a brief introduction to birth and development.

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 21      14    40  75 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Lab Practicals (2X) 40.00
2 Final Exam 60.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/5/2020 8:25:31 PM