ZOOL327 Ecological and Comparative PhysiologyUpdated: 13 March 2019
Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||(ZOOL203 or ZOOL230 or PSIO210 or PSIO210A or PSIO211 or ANSC201) and (PSIO220 or PSIO220A); or (96cp and candidature in BZool or BSc(Zoology)); or (for Arts and Education students only: CHEM110 and CHEM120 and ZOOL203 or ZOOL230 or PSIO210 or PSIO211 or ANSC201 and PSIO220); or candidature in a postgraduate award|
The School of Environmental and Rural Science considers all practical/laboratory/tutorial activities as essential to student learning. Attendance and participation in all practical/laboratory/tutorial classes (sessions) is mandatory - exemptions will not be granted without supporting evidence.
|Coordinator(s)||Fritz Geiser (email@example.com)|
Physiological adaptations of animals to their environment will be covered. The emphasis is on Australian vertebrates. This unit requires animal experimentation and/or dissection during some mandatory practical classes. Topics include energetics and thermoregulation of ectotherms and endotherms, digestive physiology, and osmoregulation in terrestrial, freshwater, marine and extreme environments. Practical work will be both laboratory and field based.
Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: