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

Animal and Veterinary Bioscience

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 (GEGE3004 or GEGE3904) are compulsory.
ANSC3105
Animal Biotechnology
6    P GEGE2X01 or GENE2002 or AVBS2005 or MBLG2X72
Semester 2
GEGE3004
Applied Genomics
6    A Genetics at 2000 level, Biology at 1000 level, algebra
P 6cp of (GEGE2X01 or QBIO2XXX or DATA2X01 or GENE2XXX or MBLG2X72 or ENVX2001 or DATA2X02)
N ANSC3107


This unit must be taken by all students in the Genetics and Genomics major.
Semester 2
and at least two of the following:
AVBS4003
Wildlife and Evolutionary Genetics
6    A Expected background in genetics, genomics and wildlife.
P 48cp of 2000-level or 3000-level units
N AVBS3004
Semester 2
BIOL3018
Gene Technology and Genomics
6    P (MBLG2X72 or GEGE2X01 or GENE2002) and 6cp from (MBLG2X71 or BCMB2XXX or QBIO2001 or IMMU2XXX or BIOL2XXX or MEDS2003)
N BIOL3918
Semester 1
BIOL3918
Gene Technology and Genomics (Adv)
6    P A mark of 75 or above in (GEGE2X01 or MBLG2X72 or GENE2002) and a mark of 75 or above in (MBLG2X71 or BIOL2XXX or BCMB2XXX or QBIO2001 or IMMU2XXX or MEDS2003)
N BIOL3018
Semester 1
GENE4015
Cytogenetics

This unit of study is not available in 2020

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    P AVBS2001
Semester 1
AVBS3002
Laboratory Disease Investigation

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    A CHEM1XXX and BIOL1XXX and ANSC3103 and ANSC3104 and (ENVX2001 or BIOM2001)
P AVBS2001 and AVBS3001
Semester 2
AVBS4001
Animal Health and Disease

This unit of study is not available in 2020

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:
AVBS2004
Animal Nutrition
6    P BIOL1XX7 or AVBS1002
N ANSC3101


Access afterhours to IBM-PC compatible computers that have Microsoft Windows XP or later are advisable. Most of the diet formulation software are Windows Compatible only.
Semester 2
ANSC3102
Animal Reproduction
6    A A background in animal anatomy and physiology
P AVBS1002 and AVBS2XXX
Semester 1
ANSC3105
Animal Biotechnology
6    P GEGE2X01 or GENE2002 or AVBS2005 or MBLG2X72
Semester 2
ANSC3106
Animal Behaviour and Welfare Science
6    P AVBS1002 or BIOL1XX6
Semester 2
GEGE3004
Applied Genomics
6    A Genetics at 2000 level, Biology at 1000 level, algebra
P 6cp of (GEGE2X01 or QBIO2XXX or DATA2X01 or GENE2XXX or MBLG2X72 or ENVX2001 or DATA2X02)
N ANSC3107


This unit must be taken by all students in the Genetics and Genomics major.
Semester 2

Table 4: Wildlife Conservation and Management Major

Comprises 24 credit points, of which AVBS3003 and BIOL3007 are compulsory.
AVBS3003
Wildlife Management

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P BIOL2032 or BIOL2X2X
Semester 1
BIOL3007
Ecology
6    P [12cp of BIOL2XXX] OR [6cp of BIOL2XXX and (MBLG2X72 or GEGE2X01 or GENE2002)]
N BIOL3907
Semester 2
and at least two of the following:
AVBS2004
Animal Nutrition
6    P BIOL1XX7 or AVBS1002
N ANSC3101


Access afterhours to IBM-PC compatible computers that have Microsoft Windows XP or later are advisable. Most of the diet formulation software are Windows Compatible only.
Semester 2
ANSC3102
Animal Reproduction
6    A A background in animal anatomy and physiology
P AVBS1002 and AVBS2XXX
Semester 1
ANSC3106
Animal Behaviour and Welfare Science
6    P AVBS1002 or BIOL1XX6
Semester 2
GEGE3004
Applied Genomics
6    A Genetics at 2000 level, Biology at 1000 level, algebra
P 6cp of (GEGE2X01 or QBIO2XXX or DATA2X01 or GENE2XXX or MBLG2X72 or ENVX2001 or DATA2X02)
N ANSC3107


This unit must be taken by all students in the Genetics and Genomics major.
Semester 2
AVBS3001
Agents of Disease
6    P AVBS2001
Semester 1
AVBS4003
Wildlife and Evolutionary Genetics
6    A Expected background in genetics, genomics and wildlife.
P 48cp of 2000-level or 3000-level units
N AVBS3004
Semester 2