2010 Course Handbook
BIOL108: Human Biology
This unit deals with human biology and the interactions of humans with the rest of the living world. The subjects covered include: human genetics, anatomy, physiology, reproduction, and evolution. Attention is paid to topics of current interest, such as emerging diseases, DNA technology, genetic engineering, cloning, and the impact of human activities on biodiversity and the biosphere. The unit is designed for students with no background in biology, however students whose area of study is biology are also encouraged to attend. Successful completion of this unit allows progression to several 200-level biology units. Lectures and unit notes are available via iLecture for students who find it difficult to attend live lectures.
D1 - Day; Offered in the first half-year
X1 - External study; Offered in the first half-year (Session Dates: 27 March; 30 May)
Xc1 - External study (composite mode); Offered in the first half-year
|Staff Contact(s):||Professor Michael Gillings|
Department of Biological Sciences
|People or Planet:||Planet|
For unit timetable information please visit the Timetables@Macquarie Website .