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Overview

Framework:
Access to HE
Level:
Level 3
Unit No:
QU006477
Credits:
6
Guided learning hours:
Not available

Qualification Grading Type

Graded

Grade Descriptors

  • GD1-Understanding the subject
  • GD2-Application of knowledge
  • GD7-Quality

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand the male and female reproductive systems, fertilisation and birth.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Explain and discuss the structures and functions of the male and female reproductive systems.
  • 1.2
    Explain in detail the female menstrual cycle.
  • 1.3
    Explain fertilisation and implantation.
  • 1.4
    Explain in detail the stages of pregnancy and the process of birth.

2

Understand growth and development in the human body.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Explain in detail the growth and development of the human being from babyhood to adulthood.
  • 2.2
    Discuss the process of ageing and its effects on the human body.

3

Understand inheritance and variation in human beings.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Explain and discuss the structure and functions of chromosomes and genes.
  • 3.2
    Explain cell division, mitosis and meiosis.
  • 3.3
    Explain in detail the work of Mendel and his laws of inheritance.
  • 3.4

    Explain in detail genetic predicting using relevant examples.

  • 3.5
    Explain in detail variation and mutation in humans using relevant examples.
  • 3.6
    Explain and discuss two genetic diseases, their genetic causes, the symptoms and treatment.

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