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Professional Certificate in
Systems Physiology

What you will learn

  • Gain a functional understanding of the cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal and renal systems.
  • Develop an appreciation of how body systems are integrated to maintain homeostasis. Understand how hormones are critical to physiological responses.
  • Appreciate that disruption of normal physiology results in human disease.

This is an introductory program in systems physiology where you will learn how earn how various body systems control everyday life. The two in-demand biomedical science courses in this program will give you insight into how the major body systems perform their functions, and how together the different systems achieve homeostasis. This program is for everyone, whether you are preparing for university study, a career professional interested in refreshing and expanding your physiology knowledge, or simply curious about learning about how cells work.

Expert instruction
2 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
4 months
3 - 5 hours per week
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. UQx's Systems Physiology Professional Certificate

  2. 3–5 hours per week, for 8 weeks

    Gain insight into the complexities of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, and how gases and nutrients are regulated in healthy humans.

  3. 3–5 hours per week, for 8 weeks

    The renal, gastrointestinal and endocrine systems are key body systems, essential for normal human health. Learn how these systems work together to maintain homeostasis.

    • Biomedical scientist - individuals in other fields looking to pivot towards biomedicine.
    • Health care professionals wanting update their knowledge of human physiology.
    • Individuals curious to learn more about how their body works and its relevance to disease.

Meet your instructors
from The University of Queensland (UQx)

Kenneth Lopez-Loo
The University of Queensland
Stephen Anderson
Associate Professor
The University of Queensland
Bradley Launikonis
Associate Professor
The University of Queensland

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