Introduction to Animal Behaviour and Welfare (NSCI5702)

Level: 
5
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To promote an understanding of the basic principles of animal behaviour and welfare as it applies to a range of animal species.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
 
Topics include: 

- Principles of behaviour
evolution of behaviour and natural selection, - Practical behaviour tutorials
what is animal observation? Designing an ethogram, observing animals, creating time budgets, and assessing animal needs,
- Human-animal interactions
human-animal bonds and ethical use of animals
Artificial selection and behaviour
Behavioural needs and ecological niche
Behavioural needs, welfare and enrichment
- Principles of training
training methods, protocols and welfare
Behaviour and training in animal management
- Training and Management
critiquing training methods
Training companion animals
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 5557. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5558. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5559. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5762

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Jul 17 - 27 Sep 17 LectureWednesday10:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-2017)
Wednesday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (023-1016)
18 Oct 17 - 1 Nov 17 LectureWednesday10:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-2017)
Wednesday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (023-1016)

Class: 7587

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Jul 17 - 27 Sep 17 LectureWednesday10:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-2017)
Wednesday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (023-1016)
18 Oct 17 - 1 Nov 17 LectureWednesday10:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-2017)
Wednesday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (023-1016)

Class: 7588

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Jul 17 - 27 Sep 17 LectureWednesday10:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-2017)
Wednesday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (023-1016)
18 Oct 17 - 1 Nov 17 LectureWednesday10:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-2017)
Wednesday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (023-1016)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Applied Science (Animal Management and Welfare), New Zealand Certificate in Animal Management (Companion Animals), New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant).

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