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  • Advanced Studies in Poultry DiseaseVETS90028


    Students will utilise the knowledge gained in previous subjects in the Avian Health Online program to investigate major disease syndromes including respiratory disease, immunosuppression, neoplasia, production decline and lameness.

  • Advanced Clinical Skills 2 Part AVETS90048

    Offered:February, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is designed for veterinary graduates with postgraduate clinical experience who wish to acquire advanced clinical training. Practical work is an integral part of the programs offered. Students undertake discipline-based clinical placements, which may include participating in ward rou...

  • Veterinary Clinical SkillsVETS40017

    Offered:February, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is only available to incoming exchange students. It is not available for students enrolled in an award program at the University of Melbourne. The subject consists of blocks of practical work in clinical disciplines selected by the student and approved by the subject coordinator. T...

  • Infections Population & Pub. Health PtAVETS90066

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the study of infectious agents as causes of disease in animals. It includes as appropriate, taxonomic and life cycle considerations of arthropods, nematodes, trematodes and cestodes, protozoa, fungi, bacteria and viruses; the host-parasite interaction and the p...

  • Vet Public Health Research Project Pt 2VETS90045

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to VETS90044 Vet Public Health Research Project Pt 1 for details

  • Companion Animal Medicine & Surgery PtAVETS90072

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will be comprised of the following two modules. In both units within this subject a “clinical presentation” approach will be taken to the discussion of diseases of animals, their diagnosis, prevention and treatment. Dogs, cats and miscellaneous companion animals Clinical signs, di...

  • Principles of Medicine & Surgery 2 PtBVETS90055

    Offered:February, JulyYear:2019

    Please refer to VETS90054 Principles of Medicine & Surgery 2 Part A

  • Animal Management and Veterinary HealthVETS90082

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    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 utilis...

  • Vectorborne & Wildlife Reservoir DiseaseVETS90088


    This subject focuses on vector-borne and wildlife reservoir emergency diseases. Many emergency animal diseases in the recent past have a complex epidemiology, either involving insect vectors and/or or wildlife reservoirs. Many of these outbreaks were initially new or emerging, and in some cases...

  • Veterinary Medicine and Surgery AVETS90076


    This subject focuses on clinical veterinary medicine and surgery, both the general principles of veterinary clinical practice and the specific approach to diagnosis, management and prevention of disease in the major domestic animal species.  In the first unit of study, students will be introduce...

  • Veterinary Medicine and Surgery BVETS90077

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on clinical veterinary medicine and surgery, both the general principles of veterinary clinical practice and the specific approach to diagnosis, management and prevention of disease in the major domestic animal species.  Students will continue their study of the diagnosis, m...

  • Production, Herd and Public Health AVETS90097

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject builds on students’ knowledge of the principles of animal health and production in the context of animal production systems. During placements in animal production industry, animal welfare and zoo settings, students acquire skills in animal handling and observe and participate in a ...

  • Avian Health Online: Research ProjectVETS60003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject requires students to prepare a 10,000 word research dissertation based on contemporary scientific and technical issues in a poultry health or production topic of their choice. Ideally, topics should relate to activities undertaken by the student in his or her workplace. In preparing ...

  • Production Animal Medicine & Surgery PtBVETS90075

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to VETS90074 Production Animal Medicine & Surgery Part A

  • Vet Public Health Research Project Pt 1VETS90044

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will develop and attempt to answer a research question of veterinary public health (VPH) importance and/or importance for emergency animal disease preparedness and response. This will be achieved either by: a systematic review of the published and unpublished literature, design and condu...

  • Veterinary Bioscience: Cells to SystemsVETS30015

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This capstone subject takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the investigation of health and disease in domestic animals. Students will be introduced to the structural and functional organisational units of the body and to the fundamental principles of veterinary anatomy, physiology, biochemistry...

  • Veterinary Bioscience: Cardiovasc SystemVETS30014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Using clinical cases to illustrate principles, this subject examines the structure, function and potential for dysfunction of the cardiovascular system of the major domestic animal species. As students develop an understanding of the mechanisms of disease of this system, they will develop skills ...

  • Principles of Veterinary BioscienceVETS90062

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject takes an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to the study of organ function and dysfunction in animals. Building on students' prior knowledge and experience of scientific thinking, this subject introduces students to the structure and normal functioning of the digestive, hepato...

  • Gastrointestinal Tract Pancreas AdrenalsVETS90043

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in the Graduate Certificate in Small Animal Ultrasound - Abdominal. This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses. This subject will focus on the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas and adrenal glands: Each topic will be cov...

  • Applications in Animal Health BVETS90061

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    VETS90060 Applications in Animal Health Part A and VETS90062 Applications in Animal Health Part B provide students with a comprehensive introduction to the principles of animal health in individual animals and in populations of animals. Each of the six determinants of health (genetics, environmen...