Two units will be undertaken in this subject:
Unit 1 Applied Animal Production Health B(40% of total subject assessment)
- A 90-minute written examination held in the Semester 2 examination period (40%)
Unit 2 Veterinary Public Health (60% of total subject assessment)
- A research report (maximum 1000 words), due in Semester 2 (14%)
- A 2-hour written examination held in the Semester 2 examination period (46%)
Students must complete 10 weeks of approved placements in Category A (extensive production industries), Category B (intensive production industries) or Category C (educational farms, welfare/small animal shelters and zoos) by the end of VETS90098 Production, Herd and Public Health B. Approved placements may be local, regional, interstate or international.
Students must complete a brief (one page) written summary of each extramural placement they visit.
Students are required to pass the subject on aggregate mark.
The passing of each unit on aggregate mark is a hurdle requirement.
To be eligible to pass the subject and its two units, students must achieve a minimum mark of 50% in the written examination in Unit 1 Applied Animal Production Health B and a minimum mark of 40% in the written examination in Unit 2 Veterinary Public Health.
Students must attend a minimum of 90% of all practical classes, workshops and case studies in this subject.