Veterinary comparative anatomy 201

Module code VCA 201
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Veterinary Science
Module content

Anatomical terminology, early embryonic development, central and autonomic nervous  systems, cutaneous appendages and musculature, head, thoracic limb, trunk, pelvis and pelvic limb anatomy of the canine with clinically relevant comparisons to the feline, equine, bovine, ovine and porcine, as well as some wildlife species.  Basic avian anatomy.

Module credits 28.00
NQF Level 06
Prerequisites Second year academic level and admission to relevant programme.
Contact time 21 dissection practicals per week over 3 weeks S1, 21 dissection practicals per week over 3 weeks S2, 6 lectures per week over 3 weeks S1, 6 lectures per week over 3 weeks S2
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Anatomy and Physiology
Period of presentation Year

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