Veterinary Studies

Unit of study table

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

Veterinary Studies

Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Studies

To qualify for the award of the graduate certificate a candidate must complete 24 credit points of approved coursework.

Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Studies

To qualify for the award of the graduate diploma a candidate must complete 36 credit points of approved coursework.

Master of Veterinary Studies

To qualify for the award of master a candidate must complete 48 credit points of approved coursework including:
a minimum of 36 credit points of coursework units of study;
And
a minimum of 6 credit points of case report or research project units of study.

Electives

Candidates will choose from the following Elective units of study. Some units of study may require permission from the unit of study coordinator for enrolment.
VETS7010
Animal Health Policy Development
3      Semester 2a
VETS7011
Data Analysis for Policy Making
3      Semester 2a
VETS7012
Wildlife Epidemiology

This unit of study is not available in2014

3    P VETS7004


Elective Units of Study offered online will not normally be run with less than 6 participants. All units offered are subject to class size limitations.
Semester 2b
VETS7013
Risk Analysis
3    A Veterinary Epidemiology 1, Hazards to Human and Animal Health, Animal Health Economics, and Animal Health Policy Development will have provided some of the basic knowledge and skills required for this unit
Semester 2a
VETS7014
Aquatic Animal Epidemiology
3    C VETS7005


Elective Units of Study offered online will not normally be run with less than 6 participants. All units offered are subject to class size limitations.
Semester 1b
VETS7015
Surveillance, Preparedness & Response

This unit of study is not available in2014

3      Semester 2a
VETS7016
Animal Health Data Management

This unit of study is not available in2014

3      Semester 1b
VETS7017
Food Safety

This unit of study is not available in2014

3      Semester 2b
VETS7020
Diagnostic Tests

This unit of study is not available in2014

3    P VETS7005 Veterinary Epidemiology 2
Semester 1a
VETS7021
Data Analysis for Epidemiology Research
3      Semester 2b
VETS7025
Leadership, People and Organisations
6      Semester 1
VETS7026
Leadership: Managing Change
3    P VETS7025
Semester 1a
VETS7027
Project Management
6      Semester 2
VETS7028
Leadership Skills
3      Semester 1b
VETS8002
Genetic Evaluation and Breeding

This unit of study is not available in2014

6    P VETS8004


This unit is core in the Animal Breeding Management stream of the Postgraduate Program in Animal Science.
Semester 2
VETS8003
Advanced Applications of Animal Breeding

This unit of study is not available in2014

6    P VETS8004


This Unit of Study is elective in the Animal Breeding Management stream of the Postgraduate Program in Animal Science.
Semester 1
VETS8004
Advanced Animal Genetics
6    A GENE2001 or MBLG2072 or MBLG2972 or equivalent
N ANSC3107
Semester 2
VETS8005
Advanced Animal Biotechnology
6    N ANSC3105
Semester 2
VETS8006
Advanced Animal Nutrition
6    A Fundamentals of Biochemistry
N ANSC3101
Semester 2
VETS8008
Advanced Animal Reproduction
6    A ANSC3104 or equivalent
N ANSC3102
Semester 1
VETS8013
Special Topics in Animal Science
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS8014
Advanced Anatomy and Physiology A
6    A AVBS1002 or equivalent
P 12 credit points of junior Biology
N ANSC3103
Semester 1
VETS8017
Technologies of Animal Reproduction
6    A Please contact instructor before enrolment to discuss prior experience in animal handling and reproduction.
Int March
VETS8018
Advanced Anatomy and Physiology B
6    P VETS8014
N ANSC3104
Semester 2
VETS8031
Animal Health and Disease Advanced
6    A ANSC3104, AVBS3001, (Animal and Veterinary Bioscience years 1-3 OR Bachelor of Science in Agriculture years 1-3) or equivalent
N AVBS4001
Semester 1
VETS8032
Advanced Dairy Production & Technology
6    A Enrolled students are expected to have some understanding of key components of the dairy production system, including basic knowledge of animal physiology and nutrition.
Semester 2
VETS8034
Food Safety Assessment and Management
6    A All core Units of Study in Years 1, 2 and 3 of BAnVetBioSc degree or equivalent.
N AVBS4004
Semester 2
VETS8035
Feed Technology
6    A ANSC3101, (Animal and Veterinary Bioscience years 1-3 OR Bachelor of Science in Agriculture years 1-3) or equivalent.
N AVBS4005
Semester 1
VETS8039
Aquatic Animal Health
6    A Animal and Veterinary Bioscience years 1-3 OR Bachelor of Science in Agriculture years 1-3 or equivalent.
Semester 1
VETS8042
Advanced Sheep and Beef Production
6    A and Veterinary Bioscience years 1-3 OR Bachelor of Science in Agriculture years 1-3 or equivalent.
N AVBS4012
Semester 1
VETS8043
Advanced Pig and Poultry Production
6    A (Animal and Veterinary Bioscience years 1-3) OR (Bachelor of Science in Agriculture years 1-3) or equivalent
N AVBS4008
Semester 2
VETS8044
Advanced Animal Behaviour & Welfare Sci
6    A All year 1-3 core components for AnVetBSc or equivalent
P AVBS1002 or equivalent
N VETS3018
Semester 2
In addition to the coursework units of study offered by the faculty, students may enrol in the following electives from other faculties. Some units of study may require permission from the unit of study coordinator for enrollment.
BETH5000
Critical Concepts in Bioethics
6    A A three-year undergraduate degree in science, medicine, nursing, allied health sciences, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 2
BETH5202
Human and Animal Research Ethics
6    A A three-year undergraduate degree in science, medicine, nursing, allied health sciences, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 2
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    A A three-year undergraduate degree in science, medicine, nursing, allied health sciences, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
N BETH5206
Semester 2
WILD5001
Australasian Wildlife: Introduction
6      Int August
WILD5002
Australasian Wildlife: Field Studies
6      Int Sept
WILD5003
Wildlife Health
6      Int Sept
WILD5004
Vertebrate Pest Management

This unit of study is not available in2014

6      Int August
WILD5005
In Situ Wildlife Management
6      Int October
WILD5006
Ex Situ Wildlife Management
6      Int May
WILD5009
Research Project
12    P Credit average or greater in 24 credit points from the program including WILD5001 and WILD5002


Core for the Masters program
Semester 1
Semester 2