Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

4 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to create an understanding of the structure of the human body and its healthy functioning, the chemical/physical background, and to give the skills needed to be able to recognise illness.

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 Swedish and in scientific terms -understand and shortly 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. -be aware of the mechanisms for the development of disease

Course contents

The structure and function of all organs of the human body and the development of illness.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Not needed

Previous course names

SCIENCE: Anatomy and Physiology 1 Anatomy, physiology and pathology Biomechanics

Study activities

  • Lectures - 52 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 8 hours
  • Individual studies - 46 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 106 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 46 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 60 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods



Grönfors Nina


Grönfors Nina

Home page of the course


Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2008-08-30

The timetable of the course

1.9.08 Introduktion, vävnader o huden 2.9.08 Skelettet 8.9.08 Muskulatur 9.9.08 och 15.9 08 Cirkulation 16.9.08 Blodet och immunsystemet 22.9.08 Andning 23.9.08 Matspjälkning, urinutsöndring och fortplantning 29.9.08 Temperaturregleringen 30.10.08 Endokrina organ 6.10.08 Nervsystemet 7.10.08 Nervsystemet 13.10.08 Nervsystem och smärta 14.10.08 Sinnesorgan 21.10.08 Patologi- uppkomst av sjukdom 28.10.08 Repetition 30.10.08 TENTAMEN

Assessment methods

2008-10-30 - Exams

Kurs och studieplanssökning