Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology 2B (VETS2016)


Topics studied in this unit of study include the gross anatomy, histology and physiology of: the male and female reproductive systems and mammary glands of domestic animals, fertility, pregnancy, embryology, parturition and prenatal and postnatal development and congenital abnormalities with an emphasis on clinical relevance and applied reproduction. Incorporated into this unit is a practical on the surface anatomy of the horse.

Further unit of study information


lectures: 52 hrs; practicals: 31 hrs; tutorials: 7 hrs


intrasemester: 1 x 1 hr examination (20%) end of semester: 1 x 2 hr theory (45%); 1 x 0.5 hr practical (20%) other: 1 x oral presentation (15%)


VETS2016 VAP 2B Unit of Study Guide

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

VETS1014, VETS1034, VETS2010, VETS2011

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.