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Learn about animal behaviour and innovative conservation interventions

Professional Certificate in
Animal Behaviour in Science and Conservation

What you will learn

  • Understand key concepts of animal behaviour: how animals learn, communicate, reproduce, and interact socially, shaped by natural selection.
  • Connect key behavioural concepts to relevant conservation challenges.
  • Recognize which behavioural traits can serve as threat and management indicators and use relevant resources to find species-specific information on conservation biology.
  • Identify successful examples of behaviour-based conservation management and design a basic species action plan, incorporating a behaviour-based conservation action.
Expert instruction
2 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
3 months
4 - 6 hours per week
Discounted price: $340.20
Pre-discounted price: $378USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. WageningenX's Animal Behaviour in Science and Conservation Professional Certificate

Meet your instructors
from Wageningen University & Research (WageningenX)

Marc Naguib
Professor and Chair, Behavioural Ecology
Wageningen University & Research
James Savage
Research Coordinator
Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology
Lysanne Snijders
Assistant Professor, Behavioural Ecology
Wageningen University & Research

Experts from WageningenX committed to teaching online learning

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Discounted price: $340.20
Pre-discounted price: $378USD
2 courses in 3 months
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