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Student Profile


This programme is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of Human Anatomy and provide san introduction to the structures, systems and functioning of the human body.




The objectives of the course are to enable students to:


Describe the major structures, systems and organs of the human anatomy

Describe the function of the body’s systems and how they operate

Examine the inter-relationship between the body’s systems



Study Method


The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home.  Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email.  You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of enrolment. 




Each element is followed by a written assignment, which is submitted and then marked by your tutor.  There is no external examination required.


Course Accreditation


At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by Kendal Publishing Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to our courses. We have designed our training courses specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 2 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework 

(QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.


Course Duration


Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies.  The course will take around 90 hours of study to complete.


Pack/Course Contents


Your study pack is dispatched in full at the time of enrolment and provides all you need to complete your studies:



Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course

Self-assessment activities


Tutor support

Assignment marking & feedback



Price and Payment Methods


Please refer to current price list


Course Contents

This course consists of 11 units of study and four tutor marked assignments:


Unit 1              Introduction to Basic Human Anatomy

Unit 2              Tissues of the Body

Unit 3              The Human Integumentary and Fascial Systems

Assignment 1


Unit 4              The Human Skeletal System

Unit 5              The Human Muscular System

Unit 6              The Human Digestive System

Assignment 2


Unit 7              The Human Respiratory System

Unit 8              The Human Urogenital System

Unit 9              The Human Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

Assignment 3


Unit 10                        The Human Endocrine System

Unit 11                        The Human Nervous System

Assignment 4


Advantages of this distance learning course:
  • Home Study: you declare when you study, no need to attend class at fixed times and fixed dates. Your study hours fit around you!
  • We will post all the beautifully printed course materials to you. Everything is written in a clear and easy-to-understand format.
  • Start this course anytime of the year! No need to wait until the new academic year starts. Enroll today so soon you'll start improving your CV or re-skill for your new career.
  • Create your own study routine, learn at your own pace, complete your course as quickly or slowly as your circumstance dictate.
  • Your home learning is totally supported by experienced tutors who guide, encourage and assess your progress. You will not be alone because all our tutors are friendly and approachable.


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