Anatomy & Physiology

The Open College


Course Name Anatomy & Physiology
Course Provider The Open College
Course Code 5N0749
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Component Award (Level 5 NFQ) Minor QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Distance, Online
Location (Districts) Dublin 18
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient.
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Duration Format: Distance Learning course supported with fully qualified tutors & accredited by QQI.

•Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.

•No classes to attend.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Preferred Entry Level
Level 4 Certificate, Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and or/relevant life and work experiences.

As this programme is delivered through distance learning, students must be capable of studying on their own ini...

Comment Accreditation
Following successful completion you will receive a QQI Level 5 component Certificate in Anatomy and Physiology (5N0749).

QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. The Open College is registered with QQI to offer programmes leading to QQI awards in the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland.
Course Content

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The purpose of this newly validated award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to understand the structure and function of the human body.

On successful completion of the modules the learner will have t...

Subjects Taught Topics covered include:
•Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
•The Skeletal System and Muscular System
•The Circulatory System and Lymphatic System
•The Digestive System, Nutrition and Metabolism
•The Respiratory System
•The Brain and Nervous System
•The Endocrine System
•The Reproductive System
•The Urinary System.
Assessment Method

Expand+- This course is assessed through a number of assignments which students must complete to demonstrate their understanding of various topics.

- Students taking this module will have to sit an examination (€50.00) that is normally held in Dublin b...

Number of Credits NFQ Credit Value: 15 Credits
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Progression to further Studies:

•This course leads to a level 5 award on the National Framework
of Qualifications.

•Students who successfully complete this programme can use the credit they receive on this programme towards any of the follow...

Further Enquiries Our administration office is located at:
The Learning Centre,
Leopardstown Business Centre,
Ballyogan Road,
Dublin 18.

Tel: + 353 (1) 206 1828 or + 353 (1) 206 1829 – Our advice lines are open Monday to Friday from 8.30am – 5.30pm.

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