Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:May, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Up to 44 hours of lectures/practicals/tutorials |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. This course requires all students to enrol in subjects where they must actively and safely contribute to field excursions and laboratory activities. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and Disability Liaison http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorProf Paul Hemsworth
This subject aims to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the study of the research methods of animal behaviour; domestic animal behaviour, its causation and its biological function; and the application of animal behaviour principles to animal behaviour problems.
The topics covered will include:
The objectives of this subject are to:
Barnard, C. (2004) Animal Behaviour: Mechanism, Development, Function and Evolution. Pearson/Prentice Hall
McFarland, D. (1999) Animal Behaviour. Pearson/Prentice Hall
Broom, D.M. and Fraser, A.F. (2007) Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare. 4th Edition CABI
Jensen, P. (2009) The Ethology of Domestic Animals. An Introductory Text. 2nd Edition CABI
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
The student will develop:
This subject involves the use of animals. Students should be aware that this is an essential part of the course and exemption from this component is not possible.
Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Sciences |
Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Sciences
Master of Animal Science
100 Point (A) Master of Agricultural Sciences |
100 Point (B) Master of Agricultural Sciences
150 Point Master of Agricultural Sciences
200 Point Master of Agricultural Sciences
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