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Essential Human Biology: Cells and Tissues - University of Adelaide

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    5 Weeks
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An introduction to the human body's most fundamental building blocks and their behaviours in health and disease.With this course you earn while you learn, you gain recognized qualifications, job specific skills and knowledge and this helps you stand out in the job market.

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Requirements: No formal prerequisites are required however a basic understanding of biology may be useful.


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What I would highlight In short this is an awesome course. Interactives and exercises are awesome. But Assignment is quite easy to score. This course will be useful for even college students studying Bioengineering and students who are studying medicine.

What could be improved Nothing.

Course taken: September 2016 | Recomendarías este centro? Sí.

What I would highlight The course is decent for a basic introduction to cells and tissues which is what I was after. However, I found the content to be fairly light and the whole course could be completed in about 5 hours. The lectures appear to be more focused on teaching students how to pass exams on the subject rather than getting a real understanding of the concepts. This is demonstrated by the bullet point style summaries that each lecture leads towards which makes the course quite useful if you are studying biology and want to use this to help with exam preparation. Although I would have liked a bit more content to cover, the course was fairly well taught with the instructors explaining things well as there were not really any areas I struggled with even though I had no previous knowledge in biology.

What could be improved Everything OK.

Course taken: March 2016 | Recomendarías este centro? Sí.

What I would highlight nice i had blast with this course fine but it proviede free education for all people wtih scope of learning new and exploring the knowlegde by new generation like wise its weird in sense to judge our self assesment .so its advisable to keep many test and writings so that evyone can devlope knolegdeto survive in this competive world to face hardtime of getting the career as the main goal in their life

What could be improved Everything OK.

Course taken: April 2015 | Recomendarías este centro? Sí.

What you'll learn on the course

Human Biology

Course programme

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.