Animal Digestion and Nutrition (VETS2010)


Animal Digestion and Nutrition is a unit of study that consists of an integrated series of lectures, practical classes, tutorials and workshops focusing on the comparative structure and the function of the digestive system along with classes exploring the principles and practice of nutrition and interactions between nutrients that influence health and production.

Further unit of study information


lectures: 63 hrs
practicals: 18 hrs
tutorials: 10 hrs


intra-semester: 1 x theory quizz (12%); intra-semester take-home exam (2%); assignment (11%) end of semester: 1 x theory exam; 1 x practical exam (75%)


VETS2010 Animal Digestion and Nutrition Unit of Study Guide

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

VETS1014, VETS1034

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.