Do you have an interest in the human body and how it works?

This Human Anatomy and Physiology course is a foundation course designed for you to learn about the basics functions of the systems of the body and how they work together to function effectively.

If you are considering a career in nutrition, health sciences or fitness, a great starting point is learning about how the body functions.

Once you have completed the Human Anatomy and Physiology (Human Movement I) course, there are other courses available that move on from this course.

The course is self-paced to suit your lifestyle.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Cells & Tissues
  2. The Skeleton
  3. The Muscular System
  4. The Nervous System
  5. Digestion & Excretion
  6. Physiological Systems
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Explain the human body at a microscopic level, including the structure and function of cells, tissues and membranes.
  • Explain features of the human skeletal system.
  • Describe the human muscular system, in terms of structure and basic function.
  • Explain the human nervous system, in terms of structure and basic functions.
  • Explain different physiological systems of digestion and excretion in the body.
  • Explain different physiological systems of the body.