Fundamentals of Animal Biology

This includes a wide range of topics to ensure that all students have a good understanding of essential biological processes in animals.

  1. Outline the key physiological processes that govern animal function
  2. Describe the main physiological systems in a variety of animals and relate to behaviour
  3. Describe examples of mendelian genetics and inheritance with reference to natural and sexual selection
  4. Explain neuronal communication in terms of the relationship between structure and function in neuronal networks, sensory transducers, and muscles
  5. Distinguish between eukaryotic cell structures and the differences in cell division, using a combination of lab techniques and theory