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199.203 Evolutionary Principles of Animal Behaviour (15 credits)

IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2021. For 2020 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:

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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.

Note(s): 00237

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

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

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