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This online Human Evolution and Diversity unit from Open Universities Australia and Macquarie University provides students with a compelling overview of the key anthropological theories and debates in human evolution.
This unit covers the field’s most recent theories in anthropology, paleoarcheology and comparative primatology, covering topics such as brain development, bipedalism, language, families, social life, reproduction, hunting, diet, clothing, art tools and technology, the domestication of plants and animals, cities and the first complex states.
Students will undertake research and analysis in order to understand current topics related to human evolution and diversity, and develop an ability to apply and adapt anthropological theory and methodology to real-world issues.
Anyone can apply for this unit.
In this anthropology unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
This unit is an approved elective in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit will help you progress your career in human science, nutrition or allied health. Gain the knowledge required to explain and analyse the functions of the human body, including the components and physiology of the nervous system, cardiorespiratory system and the musculoskeletal system.
Upon completion of this unit will understand the basics of nutrition and exercise and how they affect the human body.
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.