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About

Discover the crucial components and systems in the human body that keep us alive and healthy with What Drives the Body at University of Aberdeen by FutureLearn.

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Overview

The way in which parts of the body communicate with each other is vital to keeping us healthy. But how does our internal communication work – and how do these individual components produce energy?

Key facts:

On What Drives the Body at University of Aberdeen by FutureLearn , from the University of Aberdeen, you’ll learn how the human body utilises energy pathways, and how different elements communicate effectively. You’ll find out about the biomolecules involved in communication, and the role of endocrinology and immunology.You’ll discover how the body works and regulates itself, and also improve your knowledge of disease development and prevention.

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • How does the body produce energy?
  • Why is communication important in the body?
  • The key communication pathways used by the body
  • Biomolecules used in communication
  • How the body regulates itself

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 4 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is aimed at anyone who is interested in how the human body regulates and communicates with itself.
  • Existing knowledge of components of the body is not essential but some prior knowledge of biology might be helpful.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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