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This subject examines the major animal production systems in Australia, with a particular focus on the impact of management practices on the health and welfare of animal populations. Students will develop an appreciation of the economic drivers of these industries, measures of productivity utilised within these industries, and the role of the veterinary profession in ensuring the health and well-being of animals.
Intended learning outcomes
This subject aims to equip students with a sound understanding of animal management practices in the major animal industries in which veterinarians are employed, and an understanding of the impact of management practices on the health and well-being of animals.
- Have a broad knowledge of science across a range of fields, with an in-depth understanding in one scientific discipline
- Understand the scientific method and the history and evolution of scientific concepts
- Be intellectually curious and apply a rigorous, critical and logical approach to enquiry
- Be able to communicate ideas effectively in both written and verbal formats to both specialists and non-specialists
- Reach a high level of achievement in writing, generic research activities, problem solving and communication
Last updated: 29 October 2019