This is a level-7, three credit course offered for the M.Sc in Medical Entomology and Applied Parasitology, in which you will be learning about the interactions that exist among animals in this world.

ZOP1201, Arthropods of Medical and Veterinary Importance, is one of the course units of the Masters Degree in Medical Entomology and Applied Parastilogy offered at level 7. It contains 25 sessions of self study on insect and arachnid vectors of diseases describig their life cycle, morphology, bionomcs, medical importance and on vector biology.

ZOP1201 is a blended on line course offered by the OUSL using moodle LMS. A total study hours for the print and online component will be 150 hours and in additon you are required to do reference work for at least 50 more hours.


This is one of the level seven courses offered by the Department of Zoology for the Programme of Study leading to the M.Sc./P.G. Diploma Programme in Medical Entomology and Applied Parasitology. The course deals with 17 important human protozoan and helminth parasites. It has a weightage of 6 credits. On average students are expected to spend at least 150 hours on reading and understanding the course material, on online and face-to-face activities, doing assignments, assessment tests and the final examination. In addition students are required to spend at least another 75-100 hours on reference and preparing for assignments, assessment tests and the final examination.