BIOL572

Animal Behaviour

The purpose of this paper is to provide students with an understanding of contemporary approaches to the study of animal behaviour, exploring literature on the function, evolutionary history, development and mechanisms of behaviour. Special attention will be devoted to developing an appreciation of experimental design and fostering an ability to think critically about ethological research questions.

The purpose of this paper is to provide students with an understanding of contemporary approaches to the study of animal behaviour, exploring literature on the function, evolutionary history, development and mechanisms of behaviour. Special attention will be devoted to developing an appreciation of experimental design and fostering an ability to think critically about ethological research questions.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Prerequisite(s): BIOL333
Internal assessment / examination: 50:50
Restriction(s): Restrictions:, BIOL533

Semesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
19B (HAM)B Semester : 8 Jul 2019 - 3 Nov 2019 Hamilton

Timetabled Lectures

The Timetable for 2019 is not available.


Indicative Fees

Fees for 2019 are not yet available.


Paper Outlines

The following 2018 paper outlines are available for BIOL572. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2019 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Ecology and Biodiversity | Biological Sciences

Other available years: Animal Behaviour - BIOL572 (2018) , Animal Behaviour - BIOL572 (2017)

Paper details current as of : 23 October 2018 10:48am
Indicative fees current as of : 5 June 2018 4:30am

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