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What is Physiology?

Physiology examines how our body, organs, tissues and cells, work as part of an integrated system. It describes the fundamental properties of living systems.

Physiology is one of the major foundations of medicine and underpins biomedical study and research.

Graduates are employed in various medical and health-related settings including hospitals as exercise physiologists, in rehabilitation, in sports institutes, government organisations, health administration and biomedical research.

Physiology 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.

Physiology 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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