Mammal Biology and Evolution


£190.00 Excluding VAT

11 modules

This course is offered as a comprehensive introduction to mammals is a comprehensive overview of mammalogy including anatomy and physiology, taxonomy, adaptations and coverage of all the main Orders of mammals and the species they contain. There is a lot to learn about mammals and we are sure you will find this topic fascinating. You can work through the material in your own time.

Course Outline

Module 1 – Introduction to Mammals

Module 2 – Structure and Function

Module 3 – Control Systems and Adaptations

Module 4 – Monotremes & Marsupials

Module 5 – Afrotheria & Xenarthra

Module 6 – Archonta

Module 7 – Glires

Module 8 – Laurasiatheria

Module 9 – Ungulata

Module 10 – Cetacea

Module 11 – Chiroptera

There will be a short quiz and the end and if you get over 70% you will receive a Certificate.

You will be provided a Glossary of Terms and a Classification document showing how all the mammal species are divided up taxonomically. You can download these after booking.

How to book: You can book on-line here. Once you have booked you will then be able to start the course straight away. If you’d like book a group or on behalf of another person please email us at and we’d be delighted to help you.

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