African vertebrates 261

Module code ZEN 261
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Introduction to general vertebrate diversity; African vertebrate diversity; vertebrate structure and function; vertebrate evolution; vertebrate relationships; aquatic vertebrates; terrestrial ectotherms; terrestrial endotherms; vertebrate characteristics; classification; structural adaptations; habits; habitats; conservation problems; impact of humans on other vertebrates. The module addresses the sustainable development goals of Life below Water and Life on Land.

Module credits 12.00
NQF Level 06
Service modules Faculty of Education
Prerequisites ZEN 161 GS
Contact time 1 practical per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Zoology and Entomology
Period of presentation Quarter 3

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