Free Online Course on Essential Human Biology: Cells and Tissues

The University of Adelaide is offering free online course on Essential Human Biology: Cells and Tissues. This course will provide you with an outstanding foundation of knowledge in human anatomy and physiology.

The course employs a variety of engaging learning methods, including short videos, animations, interactive activities and integrated quizzes to guide you through key concepts, and make learning relevant.

Course At A Glance 

Length: 5 weeks
Effort: 2-3 hours pw
Subject: Biology & Life Sciences
Institution: University of Adelaide and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $49
Session: Self-Paced

Providers’ Details

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia’s leading research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world.

About This Course

Are you preparing for a health-related career, or planning to study in the health sciences? Perhaps you’re just keen to learn more about the wonders of the human body? Our bodies are amazing but complex biological machines.

Why Take This Course?

The course employs a variety of engaging learning methods, including short videos, animations, interactive activities and integrated quizzes to guide you through key concepts, and make learning relevant.

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge of structure and function of human cells and tissues.
  • Understanding of basic human anatomy and physiology.
  • Preparation for study of health sciences and careers in health.

Instructors

Mario Ricci

Rachel Gibson

Sophie Karanicolas

Catherine Snelling

Femke Buisman-Pijlman
Senior Lecturer Addiction Studies
University of Adelaide

Requirements

No formal prerequisites are required however a basic understanding of biology may be useful.

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Create an edX account to SignUp
  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.
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