Entomology – An Introduction


£120.00 Excluding VAT

15 hours
11 modules

This course provides an introduction to the study of insects, covering their diversity, classification, behaviour, and ecological roles.

Students will gain an understanding of the major groups of insects, their characteristics, and their interactions with the environment.

The course contains the following modules:

  • Module 1. Introduction to Entomology: definition, history, and significance of the study of insects.
  • Module 2. Insect Diversity: overview of the major insect groups and their characteristics.
  • Module 3. Insect Diversity 2: overview of other major insect groups and their characteristics.
  • Module 4. Insect Anatomy: structure and function of the insect body
  • Module 5. Insect Physiology: basic insect body functions, including digestion, respiration, and reproduction
  • Module 6. Insect Communication: overview of insect communication methods, including chemical, visual, and acoustic signals
  • Module 7. Insect Social Behaviour: introduction to the social behaviour of insects, including eusociality and swarm behaviour
  • Module 8. Insect Ecology: overview of insect interactions with other organisms and their roles in ecosystems
  • Module 9. Insect Pest Management: principles and strategies for managing insect pests, including biological, chemical, and cultural control methods
  • Module 10. Medical Entomology: overview of insect-borne diseases and their transmission by insects. How insects are being used in medicine.

How to book: You can book on-line here. Once you have booked you will then be able to start the course straight away. If you’d like book a group or on behalf of another person please email us at admin@ecologyjobs.co.uk and we’d be delighted to help you.

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