Animal Anatomy and Physiology (5N0750)

Category: QQI

This QQI Level 5 award will give you the knowledge, skill and competence to develop an understanding of the structures and functions of the animal body to provide the optimum care to a variety of species.

Course Content:

  • Basic levels of structure within the body, to include cells, tissues and organs
  • Structure and function of major systems within the animal body 
  • Functions of major organs within the systems 
  • Effect of pathogens and common system diseases in a variety of animals
  • Compare and contrast the anatomy and physiology of a variety of animal species
  • Suitable practical experiments and use of scientific equipment
  • Work within the laboratory competently and safely, under supervision and following best practice guidelines

Autumn term, 12 x Monday nights & 2 Saturdays; check Timetable for specific dates, times, and fee

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Assessment: Skills Demonstration 30%, Learner Record 30%, Exam 40%


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