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Ethology Diploma 

What are the factors that determine animal behaviour? What does their behaviour have to do with their survival? What are the reasons behind their behavioural development and adaptation, and why do they do it?
These are thought-provoking questions for any wildlife enthusiast or animal lover. The Ethology Diploma course explores the science of animal behaviour, either in captivity or in their usual habitat. The Ethology Diploma course will examine how animals connect with their environment, especially in aspects such as socialization, aggressiveness, behavioural change with time, mating, and internal factors that influence an animal’s actions (including genetic factors) as a reaction to its environmental interaction or both.
The Diploma course starts with an overview of Ethology, its importance, ethologists’ roles, and the discipline’s history.
The Ethology Diploma course analyzes the basis for behavioural patterns due to natural selection, environment, and genetics. The learners will study communication, altruism, and cooperation between social creatures and the benefits these behaviours provide to specific animals and their groups.
In addition, the course explores the varying nature of sexual reproduction among different animal groups and how dominance, repellence, and attractiveness differ among them. The students will also learn about the concept of learning and its use in human reproduction and social welfare.
The Ethology Diploma course investigates how humankind has impacted animal conservation and how ethology might help.
Individuals with enthusiasm for animals and wildlife will greatly enjoy the Diploma course in Ethology. The learners will come across various questions and answers regarding animal behaviours, thus bringing themselves closer to nature and fellow distant relatives.
Suppose one works as a caretaker of animals or seeks to build a deeper understanding of animals. In that case, this Ethology Diploma course is the ideal way to begin the journey to becoming an expert in the field.

What you will learn  

1: Animal Behaviour History 

2: Tinbergen’s Contributions 

3: Moths and Bats 

4: Sensing and Responding 

5: The development of behaviour 

6: Learning 

7: Signals 

8: Behavioural Ecology 

9: Collective Behaviour 

10: Applying behaviour 

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Course Outcomes

After completing the course, you will receive a diploma certificate and an academic transcript from Elearn college.


Each unit concludes with a multiple-choice examination. This exercise will help you recall the major aspects covered in the unit and help you ensure that you have not missed anything important in the unit. The results are readily available, which will help you see your mistakes and look at the topic once again. If the result is satisfactory, it is a green light for you to proceed to the next chapter.


Elearn College is a registered Ed-tech company under the UK Register of Learning( Ref No:10062668). After completing a course, you will be able to download the certificate and the transcript of the course from the website. For the learners who require a hard copy of the certificate and transcript, we will post it for them for an additional charge.

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