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Animal Health Disease and Welfare

Honours

Animals play a significant role in the lives of people and communities, including for food and fibre production and pets for companionship. Animal Health, Disease and Welfare integrates the areas of animal biology and ecology with that in comparative and veterinary science. 

The honours year gives you the chance to refine your knowledge by doing real research under the guidance of some of the experts in the field.

During the honours year, you will design and conduct independent research and your research will culminate in a thesis. You will also complete advanced course material and be guided through your project by an academic supervisor who is expert in your chosen research area.

An honours year in this area will prepare you for research in animal health sciences including areas of infectious disease control, disease surveillance, animal welfare and animal production industries.

Career pathways

The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

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