The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)
  • 2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)


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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to create an understanding of the structure of the human body and its healthy functioning, to understand the chemical background and the of the functions of the human body

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student is expected to be able to: -describe the structure of the human body and name the organs in English and in scientific terms -understand and describe the functions of the different organ systems; the musculoskeletal system, the circulatory system, the respiratory system, the digestive system, the urinary system, the reproductive system, the endocrine organs, the nervous system, and the sense organs.

Course contents

Anatomy and physiology: The structure and function of the healthy human body.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Not needed

Recommended or required reading

Berne & Levy; Principles of physiology, [editors] Matthew N. Levy, Bruce A. Stanton, Bruce M. Koepplen Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, global edition. Elaine M. Marieb. Pearson or similar anatomy and physiology book

Study activities

  • Lectures - 6 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 12 hours
  • Individual studies - 115 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following: a written exam and individual presentations during the course. The student should attend at least 80% of the classes.


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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

2019-12-05 - Exams

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