Course Description

Course Name

Life on Land: Animals

Session: VCPS3122

Hours & Credits

24 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

Course entry requirements: BIO1000F or BIO1000H, BIO1004F/S.

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course outline:
This course will familiarise students with the evolution, functional biology and physiology of invertebrates and vertebrate animals living in terrestrial environments. It covers the diversity and life styles of land animals (particularly myriapods, arachnids, insects and tetrapod vertebrates), paying special attention to the major adaptations required for life on land.

*Course content subject to change