In this subject students will study aspects of human reproductive biology. Topics will include fertility, endocrine control of reproduction, ovarian and testicular function, fertilisation, implantation, embryonic and foetal development, parturition, lactation and neonatal development.
School of Biomedical Sciences
Section 1: The Adult Female and Male Reproductive Systems
Topic 1 The brain and pituitary gland
Topic 2 The female reproductive system
Topic 3 The menstrual cycle
Topic 4 The male reproductive system
Section 2: Sexual Differentiation and Development
Topic 5 Sexual differentiation
Topic 6 Puberty
Topic 7 Reproductive Ageing
Section 3: Procreation
Topic 8 Gamete transport & fertilisation
Topic 9 Pregnancy
Topic 10 Labour & birth, lactation and neonatal life
Section 4: Reproductive Health
Topic 11 Contraception
Topic 12 Infertility
Topic 13 Congenital malformations
Topic 14 Sexually transmitted disease
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of BMS406 in Session 2 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: February 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.