10 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: A-Level Biology or Equivalent Scientific Qualification


APS260 and APS272

Aims/Description: This module will introduce students to the internal anatomical and physiological features of the invertebrates, Students will undertake a series of guided dissections, in which they will gain technical skills and will explore the form and function of the respiratory, digestive, excretory, reproductive and nervous systems of the major invertebrate groups.

Staff Contact: Dr Fiona Hunter
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Classroom Testing

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Animal and Plant Sciences):

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