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  • Diseases of Poultry & Aquatic IndustriesVETS90090

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses on emergency diseases of poultry and aquatic species. The poultry and aquatic industries share several features in common with respect to emergency animal disease. These include the high stocking densities of susceptible animals and the dependence upon effective biosecurity ...

  • Industry Project Part 2AGRI30036

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Please refer to AGRI30035 Industry Project Part 1

  • Food & Water:Global Issues Local ImpactsAGRI30012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Globally there is a broad range of issues identified as impacting on the future of our planet. These issues include climate change, water availability and quality, waste and recycling, energy, biodiversity, salinity and land degradation, biotechnology and genetically modified organisms, changing ...

  • Industry ProjectAGRI30005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject involves the definition and development of an industry-related project, and develops skills in project management, problem solving and planning and reporting investigations. The topic involves or draws on a specific and defined industry issue, and may be developed in relation to a pe...

  • Agricultural Trade and PolicyAGRI30044

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The focus of this subject is on applying economic analysis to agricultural trade and agricultural policy, and the affects of these policies on agriculture in Australia. The subject begins with applying principles of microeconomics to inform the analyses and formation of trade and policy choices, ...

  • Therapeutic LandscapesHORT90011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In this subject you will study research, applications and practice of therapeutic landscapes across social, community, horticultural and education settings. The content includes methods and approaches used in therapeutic horticulture, horticultural therapy programs, planning, design and construct...

  • Outbreak ResponseVETS90094

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Controlling and eradicating a disease outbreak requires the use of a combination of strategies, as well as knowledge of the consequences of a disease and its response strategy on the economy and the broader community. This subject will, through a series of lectures and assignments, cover the vari...

  • Communication in Disease EmergenciesVETS90084

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    During emergency situations, effective public communications have been shown to be of crucial importance. Gaining public trust and co-operation during any emergency is a function of ensuring that the right messages are targeted at the appropriate times to the right audiences using the most approp...

  • Outbreak Assessment at Population LevelVETS90093

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Outbreak epidemiology combines the need to fully describe an outbreak with the need to design control options. This subject will, through a series of lectures and assignments, inform students on the functions of response epidemiologists as per the Australian Veterinary Emergency Plan (AUSVETPLAN)...

  • Structuring Emergency Disease ResponsesVETS90091

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In essence, an Emergency Animal Disease response has many similarities to that of a military campaign, and formal structures have been developed to manage responses. These structures are based on the Australasian Inter-service Incident Management System (AIIMS) and are described in detail in the ...

  • Industry Project Part 1AGRI30035

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject involves the definition and development of an industry-related project, and develops skills in project management, problem solving and planning and reporting investigations. The topic involves or draws on a specific and defined industry issue, and may be developed in relation to a pe...

  • Management in Disease EmergenciesVETS90085

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Managing an emergency response and the various components of such a response will require the ability to plan and manage effectively. This subject will impart to students the knowledge required to plan and execute response components using a project management template. A series of lectures and ...

  • Simulation ExerciseVETS90095

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Simulation exercises are often used to train animal health staff and others in responding to outbreaks, and to test systems developed for outbreak responses. This course will use a series of lectures to give students appropriate information on planning, conducting and evaluating exercises and the...

  • Soil Fertility and Nutrient ManagementAGRI30047

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will discuss the role of synthetic and organic fertilisers in maintaining soil fertility for sustainable agricultural production systems. The subject will explore the concepts of soil fertility and nutrient management from the standpoint of chemical, physical and biological processes...

  • Exploring French Wine, Food and CultureAGRI50001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject would consist of three preparatory learning sessions before embarking on the French field trip. Following this field trip students will be required to complete an assignment on the French wine industry and how it reflects on French culture, influences the global wine industry, and in ...

  • Transboundary Animal DiseasesVETS90087

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses on highly contagious livestock epidemics. Several diseases of domestic mammals are recognised to be of particular importance, due especially to high rates of transmission and/or morbidity and mortality. These include the “vesicular diseases”: foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), Ve...

  • AgronomyAGRI30046

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses on understanding the main agronomic factors affecting Australian agriculture. Particular emphasis is placed on the interaction between and the management of water, fertilizers, pests and weeds. The subject begins with a general introduction on the application of principles of...