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Anatomy and Physiology

Anatomy & Physiology

Professional Development

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge in Anatomy & Physiology to expand an existing practice, as a foundation qualification towards further studies, or for personal interest
  • Be awarded the professional BSY Diploma
  • Be awarded the Level 3 ABC externally validated Certificate* 

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Anatomy is the study of the structure of the body, and physiology is the study of its function. The knowledge gained in this course will add considerably to any health therapy enabling the therapist to understand fully the workings of the body as well as its treatment. We strongly recommend this course to all who intend to practise in Natural Health.


  • Lesson One
    • The skeletal system
      • Cranium
      • Face
      • Trunk
      • Vertebral column
      • Shoulder girdle
      • Arm/hand
      • Pelvis
      • Leg/foot
    • Joints
  • Lesson Two
    • The muscular system
      • Types of muscular tissue
      • Muscles of head/neck
      • Trunk
      • Arm
      • Leg
    • Table of muscles
      • Position
      • Origin
      • Insertion
      • Action
  • Lesson Three
    • The nervous system
      • Nervous tissue
      • Neurones
      • Nerve endings
      • Divisions of nervous system
      • Spinal cord
      • Peripheral nerves
      • Autonomic nervous system
      • Central nervous system
      • The brain
  • Lesson Four
    • The circulatory system
      • Functions of the blood
      • The heart
      • Blood vessels
      • Immunity
    • The lymphatic system
  • Lesson Five
    • The respiratory system
      • Nose
      • Pharynx
      • Larynx
      • Trachea
      • Bronchi
      • Alveolar ducts and alveoli
      • Lungs
      • Pleura
      • Internal and external respiration
    • The urinary system
      • Kidneys
      • Ureters
      • Bladder
      • Urethra
  • Lesson Six
    • Endocrine glands
      • Pituitary
      • Adrenal
      • Thyroid
      • Parathyroid
      • Thymus
      • Pineal
    • The digestive system
      • Alimentary canal
    • The reproductive system
      • Male
      • Female
    • Nutrition and the digestive system
      • Proteins
      • Carbohydrates
      • Fats
      • Water
      • Salts
      • Vitamins
      • Roughage
      • Metabolism

No practical training is required to complete this course.

Enrol on this course from £70 £50

There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:

  • Pay with a deposit of £70 £50, followed by 8 monthly instalments of £25
  • or
  • Pay the total course fee of £270 £250 in one sum and also receive a special gift from our selection – free

To enrol by phone, please call our friendly course advisors on Freephone 0800 731 9271 – Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

*ABC registration is essential with this course at any time during the studies. Registration fee of £20 applies. Full details on request.

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