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ZO 3509
ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Professor D Hazlerigg

Pre-requisite(s): BI 2508

This course covers the physiological mechanisms animals have evolved to meet the demands of survival. Basic physiological principles will be revisited to facilitate the understanding of complex processes such as Neuronal Function, Hormonal Signalling, Osmoregulation, Gas Exchange, Sensory Systems and Metabolism.

3 two-hour lectures and 1 four-hour practical per week, approximately 60 hour contact time.

6 week course (thread one, weeks 30-35).

To pass this course, a pass must be achieved in both the theory exam and the in-course assessment.
1st Attempt: 1 three-hour written examination (60%) and in-course assessment (40%).

Resit: 1 three-hour written examination (100%), this may contain material from both the practical and lecture components of the course.