Zoology (Advanced) (BIOL2921)


The content of BIOL2921 will be based on BIOL2021 but qualified students will participate in alternative components at a more advanced level. The content and nature of these components may vary from year to year.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


One 2-hour lecture and one 3-hour practical per week.


One 2-hour theory exam (50%), Lab book (15%), Invertebrate Collection (20%), Advanced poster presentation (15%).


Recommended reading: Hickman CP, Roberts LS, Larson A, l'Anson H 2004. Integrated Principles of Zoology, 12th ed. McGraw Hill, NY. Withers, P. 1992 Comparative Animal Physiology. Saunders, New York

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Distinction average in either- 12cp Junior BIOL, or (6cp Junior BIOL and (MBLG1001 or MBLG1901))

BIOL1002 or BIOL1902


BIOL2021 or BIOL2011 or BIOL2911 or BIOL2012 or BIOL2912

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.