School Of Science And Health

Animal BehaviourWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300878.1


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Ricky Spencer

Equivalent Units
300564 - Animal Behaviour

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 120 credit points in the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Natural Sciences.

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
Focusing on a variety of wildlife and domestic animal species, the unit addresses how classic ecological and evolutionary principles shape animal behaviour by weighing the experimental and observational evidence for each idea. We illustrate concepts with examples from a wide range of taxonomic groups of animals in diverse ecosystems. Students will conduct experimental field and laboratory procedures, as well as observe and work with groups of animals on the UWS Hawkesbury campus.

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