University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
Area of Study
Animal Science, Biology, Physiology, Zoology
Taught In English
BIOL112 and CELS191
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
A comparative view of development, reproduction, metamorphosis, brains and sensory systems in different animal groups.
- By the end of this paper, students will have gained a general knowledge and understanding of the mechanisms of reproduction and development across a range of animal groups
- Students will be able to work individually to source scientific knowledge and to communicate ideas effectively in written form
- In addition, they will have demonstrated an ability to work as a member of a team to design and run simple experiments and have gained experience in the use of statistical analysis to support their findings
- Finally, students will be introduced to some of the social, ethical and cultural issues surrounding animal physiology and will be encouraged to formulate their own opinions on some of these issues
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
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.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.