Behavioural ecology 363

Module code ZEN 363
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

The history of behavioural ecology. A causal, developmental, evolutionary and adaptive approach. Sensory systems and communication. Sexual selection, mate choice and sperm competition. Kin selection and group living. Special reference to social insects. The behavioural ecology of humans. Phylogenetic basis of behavioural analysis. The role of behavioural ecology in conservation planning.

Module credits 18.00
Service modules Faculty of Education
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 practicals per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Zoology and Entomology
Period of presentation Quarter 4

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