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What is Anatomy?

Anatomy is the study of the structure of the human body. It focuses on how our body parts interact to create our capacity to move, feel and think. Anatomy examines the macroscopic (gross anatomy) and microscopic (histology and cell biology) structure of the body. This includes the anatomy of the developing body (developmental anatomy or embryology) and evolutionary or comparative anatomy including biological anthropology.

Careers in anatomy include medical research and allied health therapies, such as massage therapy. Studying anatomy can also prepare candidates for careers in medicine and surgery.

Anatomy as part of your Diploma

UNSW Diploma students learn the fundamentals required for their future studies in discipline-specific diploma courses that are equivalent to First Year undergraduate courses at UNSW Sydney.

The added support that diploma students receive will equip them with academic and English skills and ensure they are well prepared for their journey into Second Year at UNSW Sydney.

Anatomy Diploma Courses

View an example of the courses you will be studying in your First Year at UNSW Global below.

  • Mathematics 1A
  • Mathematics 1B
  • Chemistry A: Atoms, Molecules & Energy
  • Chemistry B: Elements, Compounds & Life
  • Molecules, Cells and Genes
  • Applied Biomolecular Sciences
  • Evolutionary & Functional Biology
  • Communication & Academic Literacy

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