This unit of study aims to develop an understanding of the embryological processes occurring to form the human body - from fertilisation to birth. Topics also to be discussed are: infertility, abnormal development, artificial reproductive technologies and fetal surgery.
Distance education mode: independent learning package with LMS support. No on-campus attendance is required, however, there will be 3 optional face-to-face tutorials. This unit requires 2-3 hrs student effort/week.
1hr online mid semester exam (30%), 1hr end semester exam (30%), Project (25%), quizzes (15%)
Larsen's Human Embryology, 4th Edition (2008)
6 credit points of Junior Biology