Advanced Animal Behaviour Diploma Level 4

Advanced Animal Behaviour Diploma Level 4

Key Information

Course Level

Start Date


Study Mode



Up to 2 Years


Course Fees



Unit 1

The evolution of the nervous system

Unit 2

Components of the nervous system

Unit 3


Unit 4

Behaviour and the Brain

Unit 5

Selfish genes and Altruism

Unit 6

Sexual Selection

Unit 7

Breeding strategies

Unit 8


Unit 9

Practical Aspects of Behaviour

ZSL Fellowship

When you study a wildlife, zoology or conservation course with Animal Courses Direct, you will be eligible to apply for ZSL Fellowship. Fellows get unlimited access for them and a family guest to ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos plus borrowing rights in the extensive ZSL library of rare zoological texts. Enrol on your course and apply directly to  ZSL for Fellowship.

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Advanced Animal Behaviour Course

This 9 unit  animal behaviour Course explores the evolution and physiology of behaviour and behavioural analysis.

The course is designed to fit into the National Qualifications framework at Level 4.

The course is advanced and some prior interest; qualification or experience in biology or animal behaviour (such as our Level 3 Diploma in Animal Behaviour, or some other work with animals) is required.

Advanced Animal Behaviour 

The course is made up of nine lessons, and these are broken down into three separate modules. Students are expected to take around 9-14 months to complete the course (this will vary a lot depending on experience and available time).

The assessments take the form of question papers (nine in total) and report writing (three in total). There is also an optional observation in module three.

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