Life on Land: Animals

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Life on Land: Animals

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Animal Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Course entry requirements: BIO1000F or BIO1000H, BIO1004F/S.

  • 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.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course outline:
    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.

Course Disclaimer

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.


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