Prepare for your science degree by gaining a solid foundation in human bioscience. This subject covers the language of biosciences, an introduction to clinically relevant mathematics, physics and chemistry and an introduction to the human body.

Learn the basic mathematical principles relevant to biomedical sciences, foundations of chemistry including elements and atoms, ion formation, chemical reactions, an introduction to physics including flow, resistance, elastance, compliance, structure and formation of cells, primary structure and function of each body system and associated terminology.

You will complete 40 hours of online self-paced learning with support from your coordinator.

Subject availability
Session CRN Subject code Subject name Mode Campus/Location Term begins Application closing date Term ends
201815 301 SSS025 IntroBioscience Online Orange 30/10/2017 26/01/2018 27/04/2018
201845 191 SSS025 IntroBioscience Online Orange 12/02/2018 1/06/2018 10/08/2018
201875 278 SSS025 IntroBioscience Online Orange 18/06/2018 14/09/2018 14/12/2018

Please note: You can start any time to suit you between Term start date and the close of applications.

Study material: 40 hrs

Subject Coordinator: Assoc Prof Jenny Wilkinson

Assoc Prof Jenny Wilkinson

This subject will be useful if you're studying:

  • Allied Health and Pharmacy
  • Exercise and Sports Sciences
  • Medical Science and Dentistry
  • Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health
  • Science