Fish Biology

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Keen to study Fish Biology by distance learning? Are you a fish fancier? Fascinated by life under the water? There are 25,000 different species of fish and almost 200 new species are discovered each year. The study of Ichthyology is also important from a conservation point of view, as ocean temperatures change and habitats are created and destroyed.

On completion of the course, students should be able to appreciate the basic physiology, diversity and evolution of fish.

At UK Open Learning we pride ourselves on our friendly and supportive tutors. Your tutor support will start as soon as you receive your course and will be valid for 12 months. All our tutors are highly qualified with extensive e…

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Keen to study Fish Biology by distance learning? Are you a fish fancier? Fascinated by life under the water? There are 25,000 different species of fish and almost 200 new species are discovered each year. The study of Ichthyology is also important from a conservation point of view, as ocean temperatures change and habitats are created and destroyed.

On completion of the course, students should be able to appreciate the basic physiology, diversity and evolution of fish.

At UK Open Learning we pride ourselves on our friendly and supportive tutors. Your tutor support will start as soon as you receive your course and will be valid for 12 months. All our tutors are highly qualified with extensive experience in supporting distance learning students. You contact your tutor via email and they are responsible for marking assignments answering your questions and guiding you through the course to ensure you are ready for your examinations.

This course is open entry.

We recommend you spend approximately 110 hours of your time studying for the IACE Award in Fish Biology. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 2 hours a week to the course it would take you a year to complete but if you could spare 4 hours a week you could complete it in six months.

Section 1 Unit 1 Introduction and Diversity Unit 2 Evolution Unit 3 Buoyancy Section 2 Unit 4 Reproduction Unit 5 Communication Unit 6 Migration Section 3 Unit 7 Respiration Unit 8 Basic Anatomy + Physiology Unit 9 Habitats and Ecology

This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.

Students are assessed through a series of tutor marked assignments based on their application of the course content there is no final exam.  The assignments take the form of a series of structured questions. There is no word count for these assignments, however you have to prove to your tutor that you have fully understood the questions asked.

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