Animal diversity 161

Module code ZEN 161
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Animal classification, phylogeny organisation and terminology. Evolution of the various animal phyla, morphological characteristics and life cycles of parasitic and non-parasitic animals. Structure and function of reproductive,
respiratory, excretory, circulatory and digestive systems in various animal phyla. In-class discussion will address the sustainable development goals #3, 12, 13, 14 and 15 (Good Health and Well-being. Responsible Consumption and Production, Climate Action, Life Below Water, Life on Land).

Module credits 8.00
NQF Level 05
Service modules Faculty of Education
Faculty of Veterinary Science
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week, fortnightly practicals
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Zoology and Entomology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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