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


Two 1-hour lectures, 1 tutorial/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


An average of 75 or above in 12cp from (BIOL1XXX, MBLG1XXX)


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.