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Essentials of Human Body and Microbial Science

To introduce students to the structure and functioning of the human body and microbial biology, using examples drawn from living systems

Course Code CSCP401
Level 4
Credits 15


  • Apply discipline specific literacies appropriately
  • Describe the structural organisation of the human body
  • Describe the structure and function of the main body systems including the maintenance of homeostasis
  • Outline the basic principles of genetics and inheritance
  • Describe the structure and function of microorganisms and their positive and negative effects on human well being