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Animal Management and Veterinary Health (VETS90082)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeVETS90082
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

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

Students completing this subject will:

  • Possess a sound understanding of animal management practices in the major animal industries in which veterinarians are employed 
  • Understand the impact of management practices on the health and well-being of animals

Generic skills

  • 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: 17 April 2019