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). These requirements may be varied and students with lower averages should consult the Unit Coordinator.

BIOL1002 or BIOL1902


BIOL2911, BIOL2021, BIOL2912, BIOL2011, BIOL2012

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.