Life on Land: Animals
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Animal Science, Life Sciences
Taught In English
Course entry requirements: BIO1000F or BIO1000H, BIO1004F/S.
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units24
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
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.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.