Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience Majors

Unit of study table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Core

All students undertake the following:
AVBS3000
Professional Development
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
Students must complete the relevent core units of study from the associated major list below.
Additional Years 3 and 4 electives may be selected from the Elective List.

Table 1: Animal Genetics and Biotechnology major

Comprises 24 credit points, of which ANSC3105 and ANSC3107 are compulsory.
ANSC3105
Animal Biotechnology
6      Semester 2
ANSC3107
Animal Genetics 3
6    P GENE2001 or GENE2002 or MBLG2072 or MBLG2972
Semester 2
and at least two of the following:
AVBS4003
Wildlife and Evolutionary Genetics
6      Semester 2
BIOL3018
Gene Technology and Genomics
6    P (MBLG2072 or MBLG2972) and 6 credit points from (MBLG2071 or MBLG2971 or BIOL2XXX)
N BIOL3918
Semester 1
GENE4015
Cytogenetics
6    P (BIOM2001 or ENVX2001) and (GENE2001 or GENE2002)
Intensive July

Table 2: Animal Health and Disease Major

Comprises 24 credit points:
AVBS3001
Agents of Disease
6    A Animal and Veterinary Bioscience years 1-2
P AVBS2001
Semester 1
AVBS3002
Laboratory Disease Investigation
6    A 6cp from CHEM1XX1 and 6cp from CHEM1XX2 and 12cp from BIOL1XXX and 6cp from ANSC3103 and 6cp from ANSC3104 and 6cp from (BIOM2001, ENVX2001)
P AVBS2001 and AVBS3001
Semester 2
AVBS4001
Animal Health and Disease
6    P AVBS2001 and AVBS3001
Semester 1
AVBS4004
Food Safety Assessment and Management
6    P AVBS3001 and AVBS4001
Semester 2

Table 3: Animal Production Systems Major

Comprises 30 credit points:
ANSC3101
Animal Nutrition 3
6    A Fundamentals of Biochemistry
P VETS1032 or AGEN2001
C AVBS2001 or MICR2024
Semester 2
ANSC3102
Animal Reproduction
6    A ANSC3104
Semester 1
ANSC3105
Animal Biotechnology
6      Semester 2
ANSC3106
Animal Behaviour and Welfare Science 3
6    P AVBS1002
Semester 2
ANSC3107
Animal Genetics 3
6    P GENE2001 or GENE2002 or MBLG2072 or MBLG2972
Semester 2

Table 4: Wildlife Conservation and Management Major

Comprises 24 credit points, of which AVBS3003 and BIOL3007 are compulsory.
AVBS3003
Wildlife Management
6    A All core Units of Study in Year 1 and 2 of BAnVetBioSc degree
P 24 credit points from second year core units of study
Semester 1
BIOL3007
Ecology
6    P 12 credit points of Intermediate BIOL, or (6 credit points of Intermediate BIOL and (MBLG2072 or MBLG2972))
N BIOL3907
Semester 2
and at least two of the following:
ANSC3101
Animal Nutrition 3
6    A Fundamentals of Biochemistry
P VETS1032 or AGEN2001
C AVBS2001 or MICR2024
Semester 2
ANSC3102
Animal Reproduction
6    A ANSC3104
Semester 1
ANSC3106
Animal Behaviour and Welfare Science 3
6    P AVBS1002
Semester 2
ANSC3107
Animal Genetics 3
6    P GENE2001 or GENE2002 or MBLG2072 or MBLG2972
Semester 2
AVBS3001
Agents of Disease
6    A Animal and Veterinary Bioscience years 1-2
P AVBS2001
Semester 1
AVBS4003
Wildlife and Evolutionary Genetics
6      Semester 2