Course Description

Course Name

Behavioural and Evolutionary Ecology

Session: VDNS3121

Hours & Credits

18 Credit Points

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


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.

Learning Outcomes
- 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

*Course content subject to change