MDPH401-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Anatomy and Physiology

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020


Human anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, cell biology, cancer, physiological measurement, medical terminology.


• To investigate and study the structure and functions of the body systems

• To develop an understanding of the processes affecting cells with emphasis of neoplasia

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Apply standard medical terminology in the study of the structural and functional organisation of the human body

  • Relate the basic anatomical features and physiological processes in cellular biology

  • Describe the anatomical features and physiological processes in the body systems

  • Describe the basic principles and concepts of growth disorders with emphasis on cellular injury and neoplasia


ENME311 or ENME351, or
subject to approval of the Head of Department.


Warwick Shillito (CPIT)


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Final Exam 70%
Test 1 15%
Test 2 15%

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Gerard J. Tortora and Bryan Derrickson; Principles of Anatomy & Physiology (13th Ed.) ; (13th Ed.); John Wiley & Sons Inc (If you can get hold of an earlier edition of this book from a student of last year it will do just as well. The new edition is available at the campus bookstore).

Core notes on pathology (to be handed out).

Additional Course Outline Information

Academic integrity

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,054.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Physical & Chemical Sciences .

All MDPH401 Occurrences

  • MDPH401-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020