Embryology (BIOS2115)


This unit of study aims to develop an understanding of the embryological processes occurring in to form the human body from fertilisation to birth. Topics also to be discussed are: infertility, abnormal development, artificial reproductive technologies and fetal surgery.

Further unit of study information


Distance education mode: independent learning package with LMS support. No on-campus attendance is required


1hr online mid semester exam (30%), 1hr end semester exam (30%), Project (25%), quizzes (15%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

6 credit points of Junior Biology

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.