Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Year and Campus:||2010 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Level:||Research Higher Degree|
|Duration & Credit Points:||Students are expected to complete this research in 1.50 years full time, or equivalent part time.|
CoordinatorProfessor Glenn Browning
Research and Graduate Studies Manager
Faculty of Veterinary Science
University of Melbourne
+61 (0)3 8344 0357
|Course Overview:||This stream of the Master of Veterinary Science is a Research Higher Degree with no practicum component which can be undertaken in any of the Faculty of Veterinary Science’s research programs. Research training, based on the conduct of experiments under appropriate supervision, is provided in a selected discipline area within the field of veterinary science. Candidates are expected to meet regularly with their supervisor(s) and to present their work in the Faculty’s research seminar program. They are assisted to participate in relevant national or international conferences. A thesis is submitted in fulfillment of the degree.|
|Objectives:||The student is expected to have achieved a breadth and depth of knowledge and understanding in a particular field or set of related fields in veterinary science. On the completion of the course students should: |
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
All candidates for the MVSc will be examined on the basis of their thesis. A candidate will have appropriately experienced supervisor(s) and an Advisory Committee who in consultation with the candidate, arranges a course of supervised research designed to suit the individual requirements and interests of the candidate. A candidate may be required to supplement their research program by attendance at, or enrolment in, additional subjects if considered necessary by the supervisor(s).
|Subject Options:|| All students enrolled in this research-only stream of the MVSc will enrol in the following subject: |
Study Period Commencement:
RHD First Half Year, RHD Second Half Year
|Entry Requirements:||The usual entry requirement is a BVSc (usually honours level) or recognised equivalent qualification. Please note that all students must meet the University’s English language requirement.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
|Graduate Attributes:||Research Masters degrees at the University of Melbourne seek to develop graduates who have a capacity for defining and managing a research project characterised by originality and independence. |
The University expects its research Masters graduates to have the following qualities and skills:
Students can find information about scholarships offered by The University of Melbourne from the Melbourne Scholarships Office.
Theses are examined by the Melbourne School of Graduate Research. Three months prior to the submission date of the thesis, the candidate is required to submit an 80-word summary of the thesis argument to the Melbourne School of Graduate Research. The summary activates the process of nominating potential examiners for the thesis.
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