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Animal Behaviour Level 3

Open Study College
Course summary
399 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Course Content

Unit 1: Studying and Recording Animal Behaviour

  • What is animal behaviour?
  • The study of animal behaviour
  • Methods and recording
  • Results

Unit 2: Prey vs. Predator

  • The food chain
  • Evolutionary arms race
  • Adaptations to capture prey
  • Luring prey
  • Crypsis (Camouflage, transparency, sleep cycles)

Unit 3: Solitary and Group Living Animals

  • How animals communicate
  • Competition from other species
  • Communication and the senses
  • Visual displays
  • Group or solitary?
  • Hierarchy systems in group living animals

Unit 4: Mating and Parental Strategies

  • Attracting a potential mate
  • Mating systems and parental responsibility
  • Monogamy and polygyny
  • Mating systems
  • Imprinting

Unit 5: Changes in Behaviour through Domestication

  • What is domestication?
  • Breeds
  • How does domestication change the animal?
  • Hibernation
  • Hormones and their effects
  • Abnormal behaviours

Unit 6: Animal Learning

  • Instinct
  • Simple learning theories
  • Animal learning in training
  • Human influence
  • Ethics in training and the welfare of animals
  • Animal intelligence
  • Training animals

Expenses



Pay Now: GBP 399.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 74.85 with a deposit of GBP
49.90 totalling 499

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