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Unit of study_

Animal Health Data Management - VETS7016

Year - 2018

After studying this unit students will be able to: Describe the important characteristics of the main epidemiological data types; Develop a data-collection form for an epidemiological study; Design a simple relational database for recording animal health-related data; Manage data in a computer spreadsheet, including importing, exporting, recoding, transforming and summarising data; Undertake descriptive analysis of data using computer spreadsheets or other appropriate software; Undertake descriptive analysis of data using computer spreadsheets or other appropriate software.

Classes
Online (Semester 1 Weeks 8-14)

Assessment
Participation in weekly online discussions and learning activities (15%); group assignment (30%); individual assignment (55%)

Textbooks
Data management for animal health. Cameron A. Sergeant ESG. Baldock FC AusVet Animal Health Services, Brisbane 2004 Veterinary Epidemiologic Research, Dohoo, I., Martin, W. and Stryhn, H. 2nd edition, VER Inc., Charlottetown 2009. Veterinary Epidemiology Thrusfield, M. 3E06, 2007 Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK.

Details

Faculty: Science

Semester 1b

23 Apr 2018

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 13 May 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Program Academic Supervisor: A/Prof Jenny-Ann Toribio
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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