ECOL 631

Animal Behaviour

Course overview

A study of the behaviour of animals, including familiarisation with the methodologies used in behavioural research.

Course information

Available semesters Semester 1 2024
Credits 20
Domestic fees $1,398.00

Please note: This course can’t be fully completed online as you will need to be on campus to complete some activities.

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Critically review and discuss current animal research covering breeding strategies, helping behaviour, optimality theory, communication and vertebrate monitoring.
  2. Analyse and review current animal research on breeding strategies, helping behaviour, communication, monitoring of vertebrates and optimality theory.
  3. Assess your experience and learnings gained on communicating ideas on animal behaviour, observing behaviours and using the relevant tools for recording and analysing behaviour.

Course examiners

Adrian Paterson

Associate Professor Adrian Paterson

Head of Department

Department of Pest Management and Conservation