199.203 Evolutionary Principles of Animal Behaviour (15 credits)

IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2022. For 2021 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:

  • Expected prior learning
  • Requirements

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.

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Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • Basic knowledge of statistics is desired.

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Year Semester Mode Location
2021 * Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2022 Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus

* Due to recent changes you should carefully check this offering to confirm details before you enrol.