Professional Practice 2 (VETS2008)


This unit provides opportunities for the student to understand and apply basic principles in veterinary practice management. In addition, students will further explore professional practice themes of animal welfare, communication and personal development.
During this unit of study, students are also required to successfully complete an Independent Learning Project (ILP) satisfactorily. The ILP is intended to assist your professional development in an approved area of your choosing.

Further unit of study information


Lectures & Tutorials: 34hrs of presentations, tutorials and self directed learning. Other: Independent Learning Project (18 hrs)


intra-semester: 1 x ILP (S/U); 2 x ILP forms (3%); 1 x media release (17%); 1 x group presentation (15%)
end of semester: 1 x examination (65%)


VETS2008 PP2 Unit of Study Guide
Recommended Reading: See Unit of Study Guide for details

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.