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Advanced Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology

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Advanced Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology
Advanced Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology


Health careers are always in demand. And having sound knowledge of human anatomy and psychology is beneficial not only for healthcare jobs but also for your personal health. This Advanced Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology course will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of human anatomy and psychology. As a result, you can brace yourself with a promising career in the field of science. 

In this Advanced Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology course, you’ll discover the theoretical and practical functionalities of the human body. The course will provide you with valuable insights into the major body systems and how they interact with each other. Furthermore, you’ll get excellent information on the major levels of organisation in the body, such as molecules, cells, tissues and organs. By the end of the training, you will know how the human body develops and changes throughout life. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Find a comprehensive overview of human psychology and anatomy
  • Learn about the body systems and their functions
  • Enrich your knowledge of the major level of organisations in the body
  • Understand the chemical level of organisation
  • Know the anatomy of the nervous system
  • Determine the functions of the skeletal system
  • Know the types of body movements
  • Broaden your understanding of the cranial nerves
  • Understand the anatomy of the heart

Who is the Course for?

This Advanced Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology course is suitable for anyone interested in understanding human anatomy and psychology. In addition, the training will open doors to various health career opportunities.  

Entry Requirement

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy, and ICT are required to attend this course.


At the end of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.

Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


After completing and passing the course successfully, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Why Choose Us?

  • Affordable, well-structured and high-quality e-learning study materials
  • Engaging  tutorial videos, materials from the industry-leading experts
  • Opportunity to study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result
  • UK & internationally recognised accredited qualification
  • Access the course content on mobile, tablet, or desktop from anywhere, anytime
  • Excellent career advancement opportunities
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path

Advanced Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology Course provides useful skills to possess and would be beneficial for the following professionals:

  • Medical laboratory technician.
  • Physical therapist assistant.
  • MRI technologist.
  • Medical technologist
  • Nurse.
  • Personal trainer.
  • Massage therapist
  • Science teacher

Course Curriculum

Introduction to the Human Body
Overview of Anatomy and Physiology 00:20:00
Structural Organization of the Human Body 00:15:00
Functions of Human Life 00:15:00
Requirements for Human Life 00:15:00
Homeostasis 00:15:00
Anatomical Terminology 00:15:00
Medical Imaging 00:15:00
The Chemical Level
Elements and Atoms: The Building Blocks of Matter 00:25:00
Chemical Bonds 00:25:00
Chemical Reactions 00:20:00
Inorganic Compounds Essential to Human Functioning 00:15:00
Organic Compounds Essential to Human Functioning 00:20:00
The Cellular Level
The Cell Membrane 00:20:00
The Cytoplasm and Cellular Organelles 00:15:00
The Nucleus and DNA Replication 00:15:00
Protein Synthesis 00:15:00
Cell Growth and Division 00:20:00
Cellular Differentiation 00:10:00
The Tissue Level
Types of Tissues 00:15:00
Epithelial Tissue 00:20:00
Epithelial Tissue 00:20:00
Muscle Tissue and Motion 00:05:00
Nervous Tissue Mediates Perception and Response 00:05:00
Tissue Injury and Aging 00:15:00
The Integumentary System
Layers of the Skin 00:20:00
Accessory Structures of the Skin 00:15:00
Functions of the Integumentary System 00:10:00
Diseases, Disorders, and Injuries of the Integumentary System 00:15:00
Bone Tissue and the Skeletal System
The Functions of the Skeletal System 00:10:00
Bone Classification 00:10:00
Bone Structure 00:20:00
Bone Formation and Development 00:10:00
Fractures: Bone Repair 00:05:00
Exercise, Nutrition, Hormones, and Bone Tissue 00:15:00
Calcium Homeostasis: Interactions of the Skeletal System and Other Organ Systems 00:10:00
Axial Skeleton
Divisions of the Skeletal System 00:05:00
The Skull 00:45:00
The Vertebral Column 00:20:00
The Thoracic Cage 00:05:00
Embryonic Development of the Axial Skeleton 00:10:00
Classification of Joints 00:10:00
Fibrous Joints 00:10:00
Cartilaginous Joints 00:05:00
Synovial Joints 00:20:00
Types of Body Movements 00:20:00
Anatomy of Selected Synovial Joints 00:25:00
Development of Joints 00:05:00
Muscle Tissue
Introduction to Muscle Tissue 00:05:00
Skeletal Muscle 00:15:00
Muscle Fiber Contraction and Relaxation 00:20:00
Nervous System Control of Muscle Tension 00:20:00
Types of Muscle Fibers 00:05:00
Exercise and Muscle Performance 00:10:00
Cardiac Muscle Tissue 00:05:00
Smooth Muscle 00:15:00
Development and Regeneration of Muscle Tissue 00:05:00
The Muscular System
Interactions of Skeletal Muscles, Their Fascicle Arrangement, and Their Lever Systems 00:10:00
Naming Skeletal Muscles 00:10:00
Axial Muscles of the Head, Neck, and Back 00:20:00
Axial Muscles of the Abdominal Wall and Thorax 00:25:00
Muscles of the Pectoral Girdle and Upper Limbs 00:30:00
Appendicular Muscles of the Pelvic Girdle and Lower Limbs 00:15:00
The Nervous System and Nervous Tissue
Basic Structure and Function of the Nervous System 00:15:00
Nervous Tissue 00:15:00
The Function of Nervous Tissue 00:10:00
The Action Potential 00:15:00
Communication Between Neurons 00:15:00
Anatomy of the Nervous System
The Embryologic Perspective 00:15:00
The Central Nervous System 00:25:00
Circulation and the Central Nervous System 00:15:00
The Peripheral Nervous System 00:15:00
The Brain and Cranial Nerves
Sensory Perception 00:30:00
Central Processing 00:30:00
Motor Responses 00:15:00
The Autonomic Nervous System
Divisions of the Autonomic Nervous System 00:15:00
Autonomic Reflexes and Homeostasis 00:20:00
Central Control 00:10:00
Drugs that Affect the Autonomic System 00:15:00
The Endocrine System
Introduction to Endocrine System 00:05:00
Hormones 00:15:00
The Pituitary Gland and Hypothalamus 00:15:00
The Thyroid Gland 00:15:00
The Parathyroid Glands 00:05:00
The Adrenal Glands 00:10:00
Gonadal and Placental Hormones 00:05:00
The Endocrine Pancreas 00:10:00
Organs with Secondary Endocrine Functions 00:05:00
Development and Aging of the Endocrine System 00:10:00
The Cardiovascular System: Blood
Overview of Blood 00:20:00
Production of the Formed Elements 00:10:00
Erythrocytes 00:30:00
Leukocytes and Platelets 00:15:00
Hemostasis 00:20:00
Blood Typing 00:10:00
The Cardiovascular System: The Heart
Heart Anatomy 00:50:00
Cardiac Muscle and Electrical Activity 00:30:00
Cardiac Cycle 00:20:00
Cardiac Physiology 00:20:00
Development of the Heart 00:10:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Advanced Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Advanced Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology 00:20:00

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    I am pleased to add the course certificate at this time Pandemic, with higher relevance in job market.


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