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 48 credit points of approved coursework.

Master of Veterinary Studies

To qualify for the award of master a candidate must complete 72 credit points of approved coursework including:
48 credit points of coursework units of study;
and
24 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.
VETS7004
Veterinary Epidemiology I
3      Semester 1b
VETS7005
Veterinary Epidemiology II
3    P VETS7004 Veterinary Epidemiology 1
Semester 2b
VETS7008
Hazards to Human and Animal Health
3      Semester 1a
VETS7009
Animal Health Economics
3      Semester 2b
VETS7010
Animal Health Policy Development
3      Semester 2a
VETS7011
Data Analysis for Policy Making
3      Semester 2a
VETS7012
Wildlife Epidemiology
3    P VETS7004


Elective Units of Study offered online will not normally be run with less than 6 participants and are usually only offered every second year. All units offered are subject to class size limitations.
Semester 1b
VETS7013
Risk Analysis
3      Semester 2a
VETS7014
Aquatic Animal Epidemiology

This unit of study is not available in 2016

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 in 2016

3      Semester 2a
VETS7016
Animal Health Data Management

This unit of study is not available in 2016

3      Semester 1b
VETS7017
Food Safety
3      Semester 1a
VETS7018
Research Paper A
6    C VETS7005

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS7019
Research Paper B
6    C VETS7018
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS7020
Diagnostic Tests

This unit of study is not available in 2016

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
VETS7038
Research Paper C
6    C VETS7018 and VETS7019

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS7039
Research Paper D
6    C VETS7018, VETS7019 and VETS7038
Semester 1
Semester 2
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, ANSC3001
Semester 2
VETS8008
Advanced Animal Reproduction
6    A ANSC3104 or equivalent
N ANSC3002, 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 ANSC3003, ANSC3103
Semester 1
VETS8017
Technologies of Animal Reproduction
6      Intensive March
VETS8018
Advanced Anatomy and Physiology B
6    P VETS8014
N ANSC3004, 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 and Technology
6      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 and Welfare Sci
6    P AVBS1002 or equivalent
N VETS3018
Semester 2
VETS9003
Special Topics in Veterinary Studies
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS9004
Case Report in Veterinary Studies
6   

This unit generally requires that students possess a degree which is registrable for veterinary practice in NSW, Australia. It is usually only available to students who are enrolled in a clinical residency or internship program at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospitals.
Semester 1
Semester 2
WILD5001
Australasian Wildlife: Introduction
6      Intensive August
WILD5002
Australasian Wildlife: Field Studies
6      Intensive September
WILD5003
Wildlife Health
6      Intensive September
WILD5004
Vertebrate Pest Management
6      Intensive August
Intensive March
WILD5005
In Situ Wildlife Management
6      Intensive October
WILD5006
Ex Situ Wildlife Management
6      Intensive May
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      Semester 2
BETH5202
Human and Animal Research Ethics
6    N BETH5208
Semester 2
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    N BETH5206


Prerequisites: 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