199.203 Evolutionary Principles of Animal Behaviour (15 credits)

This course explores how genetics and the environment shape the evolution of animal behaviour and inter- and intraspecific interactions. Practice sessions develop skills on the description, quantification, comparison and statistical analysis of animal behaviour using a variety of animals (vertebrate and invertebrate, wild and domestic). The use of scientific writing to communicate research findings is emphasised.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): One of (199.103, 199.101 or 196.101) and 1611XX
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 100 level.
  • Corequisite(s): 1611XX
  • Restriction(s): 199.204, 117.255

Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • Basic knowledge of statistics is desired.

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2021 Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus