Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology

About the Module


This module is offered online enabling you to study at home, at a convenient time to you, with excellent tutor support from The Complementary Therapy School. You can attend anatomy and physiology tutorials in all of our venues if you wish.

The module is university credit rated. It is a SCQF level 8, European Qualifications Framework level 5 course and has 40 credits. The SCQF confirm the following, “Being registered on the SCQF lends both national and international recognition to credit rated qualifications and learning programmes. In order to be on the SCQF, all qualifications have to go through a rigorous, quality assured process of ‘credit rating’ by a Credit Rating Body (CRB)”.

As this course has a level and credits, you can use the credits towards other qualifications. Please see the benefits link at the bottom of the page to see the vital importance of studying this type of course.

For students resident in Scotland, a non-repayable grant for tuition fees is available from the Students Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS).

Students can study this module to enhance an existing career or to progress to a therapeutic/health care qualification.

This module will explore the physiological systems and pathologies by looking at the healthy body and the progression to disease development.
This will include a detailed account of all physiological body systems.
Definitions, causes, triggers, signs and symptoms of various pathologies and a biomedical approach to the pathologies will be explored.

Lifestyle aspects will be examined and how poor lifestyle choices can impede health.
The effects of stress on the body will be explored.



For students resident in Scotland: The Complementary Therapy School has been approved by the Students Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS). This entitles eligible students to receive the part time fee grant. The non-repayable grant is awarded to students studying a higher education course and is worked out by how many credits you are studying. The main criteria for the grant: you have to be resident in Scotland and have a personal income of £25,000 or less. They do not take into account partner’s income.

If you receive the part time fee grant (Scottish residents), it will cost £498. If you are not eligible for the grant it will cost £900.

The deposit is £250 if paying by instalments.


Additional costs

Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology book.

You will be assessed in the form of continuous assessment with no final theory exam.


Entry Requirements

There are no formal academic entry requirements. Students will be assessed on an individual basis.




Application Form - Module in Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology

Module in Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology

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