Anatomy and Physiology, basic course, 7.5 credits
Anatomi och fysiologi, grundkurs, 7,5 högskolepoäng
Course Syllabus for students Autumn 2019
Course Code:HANA17
Confirmed by:Utbildningsrådet Mar 1, 2010
Revised by:Department head Jul 3, 2017
Valid From:Aug 28, 2017
Reg number:2017/2771 (313) Avdelningen för naturvetenskap och biomedicin
Education Cycle:Basic level
Disciplinary domain:Medicine
Subject group:ME1
Specialised in:G1N

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)

Upon completion of the course the student should have the;

Knowledge and understanding

  • describe and explain human basic descriptive anatomy
  • describe and explain human basic physiology


The course content consists of a basic part about all organ systems in the human body accompanied with adequate medical terminology.

Type of instruction

The course is implemented in the form of lectures, seminars and laboratory lessons.

The teaching is normally conducted in Swedish, but can occasionally be in English.


General entry requirements.

Examination and grades

The course is graded A, B, C, D, E, FX or F.

Exam form
The first examination, within the course period, will be a written or an oral individual examination (stipulated at day one). Retakes will be written individual examinations.
A university lecturer serves as the course examiner

Registration of examination:
Name of the TestValueGrading
Examination7.5 creditsA/B/C/D/E/FX/F

Course literature

Tortora, G. J., Derrickson, B. (2014). Introduction to the Human Body. Hoboken: Wiley.
VanPutte, C. L. (2015). 6. New York: McGraw Hill Higher Education.

together with one of the atlases of anatomy below:

Feneis, H. (2006). Anatomisk bildordbok. Stockholm: Liber AB.


Netter, F.H. (2015). Atlas der Anatomie, deutsche übersetzung von Christian M. Hammer. Munchen: Elsevier GmbH.


Latest edition of the course literature shall be used.

Content updated 2018-03-23

Content updated 2015-06-24
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