The UNSW Animal Behaviour (BIOS3011) course provides one of the most fascinating and rewarding fields of zoological study. The course introduces the study of animal behaviour, behavioural ecology, ethology, comparative psychology and the levels at which these can be studied.
In particular, you’ll focus on the adaptive evolution of animal behaviour and how ecological processes shape such behaviour. You'll discover new and amazing phenomena about the animal kingdom.
Term offering: Term 2
Course attendance: In person
Level: Undergraduate - Third year
Course code: BIOS3011
The course has the following aims:
Animal Behaviour has a strong focus on contemporary research, both in lecture content and in a practical program that is heavily research—and student-centred.
Major topics include:
The course is intended for Stage 3 students with an interest in evolution and animal ecology. It’ll provide you with hands-on experience in conducting “real” science, effective science communication and forms an excellent foundation for honours research.