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Advanced Anatomy and Physiology B - VETS8018

Year - 2018

In this Unit students will complete the study of the structure and function of organ systems in animals started in VETS8014. The role of the immune system will be investigated in relation to maintenance of internal homeostasis. An introduction to the nervous system and male and female reproductive anatomy and physiology will form the basis for further applied studies in these areas in MAnSci or MVetStud Units of Study in Animal Health and Disease, and Animal Reproduction, and Animal Breeding. There will be development of the generic skills of critically reading and writing.

Classes
Lectures 3 hrs/wk, laboratories/tutorials 2 hrs/wk, group work and/or independent learning activities 1 hr/wk, activities will vary on a weekly basis

Assessment
Anatomy dissection project (20%), topic essay (10%), critical review (20%), mid-semester and final examinations (50%)

Textbooks
For Animal Structure: Dyce, KM, Sack, WO and Wensing, CJG 2010, Textbook of veterinary anatomy, 4th edn, W.B.Saunders, Philadelphia For Animal Function: For each topic, students will be directed to a recommended reading list available from the University of Sydney Library The details of lecture outlines, objectives, reference lists, details of practical classes, staffing as well as other relevant class material will be available for students via the e-learning site

Pre-requisites

VETS8014

Prohibitions

ANSC3004 or ANSC3104

Details

Faculty: Science

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Hamutal Mazrier
HECS Band: 3
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