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Human Physiology

Are you interested in how the human body works? How it adapts to stress, physical activity and disease? USQ’s Human Physiology degree explores cells, human organs and systems, and how they interact with each other to make life possible. 
Anatomy and physiology are closely related fields of study, with anatomy being the study of the structure of body parts, and physiology the study of how these body parts function. 

  • Conduct experiments, challenge your ideas and solve medical problems in a practical learning environment.
  • USQ's new $2.5 million study complex and laboratories will give you the opportunity to learn with modern equipment in world-class facilities. 
  • By combining your study with another discipline area, such as Psychology, you can explore the connections between psychological and physiological aspects of human health. 
  • The study of physiology can be traced back to at least 420 BC. (Medical News Today, 2017)

Career opportunities

Become a research or medical assistant, lab technician, clinical trials coordinator, or work as healthcare scientist within audiology or physiology. There are job opportunities in hospitals or healthcare administration, private or government research centres, pharmaceutical companies or in the biotechnical industry.

Explore your career options!

Find study areas where your talents and interests can thrive.

Study Human Physiology at USQ