Anatomy and Physiology Level 3

Course code: OSC996
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Are you interested in developing your knowledge further in anatomy and physiology? Well with this course you can do just that, from home!

  • Identify and explain the 6 levels of structural organisations of the body
  • Understand that the nervous system is a complex network of nerves and cells that carry messages to and from the brain and spinal cord to various parts of the body
  • Identify the different organs that function the respiratory system and are responsible for taking in oxygen and expelling carbon dioxide
  • Explore how the circulatory system permits blood to circulate around the body
  • Understand how the immune system protects us against diseases
  • Study the digestive system and how its organs work together to convert food into energy and basic nutrients to feed the entire body
  • Explore the functions of the endocrine system and how it collects glands that produce hormones
  • Develop knowledge about the reproductive system and explore both female and male functions
  • Learn about the function and different parts of the urinary system, such as the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and the urethra
Course Overview

The course will allow you to study whenever you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it easier and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be delivered to you, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 120 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Anatomy and Physiology Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor Marked Assignments.

Course Content
  • Homeostasis
  • Anatomical regions and planes
  • Directional terminology
  • Cell structure, function and division
  • Types of tissue found in the body
  • Structure and function of the skeleton
  • Different muscle types in the body
  • Actions of different muscles
  • Structure and function of the nervous system
  • Function and structure of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems
  • Function of blood in the body
  • Process of gas exchange in internal and external respiration
  • Function of the heart
  • Main structures and function of the digestive system
  • How food is processed by the digestive system
  • Main structures and function of the endocrine system
  • Function of hormones in the body
  • Structure and function of the skin
  • Structure and function of the nails and hair
  • Main structures and function of the immune system
  • How the lymphatic system fights pathogens
  • Key structures and functions of the male and female reproductive systems
  • Journey of an egg from the ovary to fertilisation or menstruation
  • Main structure and functions of the renal system
  • The three stages of filtration in the kidneys