Behavioural and Evolutionary Ecology
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
Area of Study
Biology, Ecology, Life Sciences
Taught In English
54 200-level points from Science Schedule C
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
The behavioural ecology of reproduction and survival.
The aim of this particular paper will be to understand why different species behave in different ways and why; within species, there may be individual differences in behaviour.
- Articulate a broad understanding of animal behaviour, behavioural ecology and evolution
- Identify and critically evaluate relevant information
- Communicate behavioural ecology concepts to the science community and general public
- Design and execute experiments studying some aspect of behavioural ecology
- Work effectively both independently and as part of a research group
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