About this course
This course is comprised of 13 compulsory subjects, which are typically completed sequentially.
The remaining 25 points (to make up the total 200 points for the course) can be taken by completing pre-approved electives, which may be taken in other faculties or schools (such as the Graduate School of Management or the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health), and in other relevant approved graduate programs in veterinary public health.
Students will enrol in this course on a part-time basis.
Thirteen subjects (Total 175 credit points).
The availability of each subject within a given year will depend on class enrolments. Refer to the Veterinary Public Health website for further information on recommended study plans and subject sequences.
From 2017 onwards subjects have been assigned subject codes with a VETS9 prefix to more accurately indicate that the subjects are offered at the level of Masters Degree (Coursework).
|Code||Name||Study period||Credit Points|
|VETS90083||Selection & Interpretation of Lab Tests||
|VETS90084||Communication in Disease Emergencies||
|VETS90085||Management in Disease Emergencies||
|VETS90086||Epidemiology of Epidemics||
|VETS90087||Transboundary Animal Diseases||
|VETS90088||Vectorborne & Wildlife Reservoir Disease||Not available in 2020||12.5|
|VETS90090||Diseases of Poultry & Aquatic Industries||Not available in 2020||12.5|
|VETS90091||Structuring Emergency Disease Responses||Not available in 2020||12.5|
|VETS90092||Disease Investigation at Farm Level||Not available in 2020||12.5|
|VETS90093||Outbreak Assessment at Population Level||
|VETS90094||Outbreak Response||Not available in 2020||12.5|
|VETS90095||Simulation Exercise||Not available in 2020||25|
Plus 25 points of Electives. List of approved electives.
Students who commenced the course prior to 2017 may have completed some of the following subjects which are equivalent to those listed above.
VETS50003 Selection & Interpretation of Lab Tests 12.5
VETS50004 Communication in Disease Emergencies 12.5
VETS50005 Management in Disease Emergencies 12.5
VETS50006 Epidemiology of Epidemics 12.5
VETS50007 Emergency Animal Diseases 1 12.5
VETS50008 Emergency Animal Diseases 2 12.5
VETS50009 Emergency Animal Diseases 3 12.5
VETS50010 Emergency Animal Diseases 4 12.5
VETS50011 Structure & Function of Control Centres 12.5
VETS50012 Disease Investigation at Farm Level 12.5
VETS50013 Outbreak Assessment at Population Level 12.5
VETS50014 Outbreak Response 12.5
VETS50015 Simulation Exercise 25
Last updated: 16 March 2020