Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours of lectures per week, 2 hours of workshops/case studies/practicals every second week, a mid-semester exam. A one-day residential intensive at Dookie campus (approximately 8 hours) held during the mid-semester break. Online assessment tasks (done in student's own time) totalling approximately 4 hours. Total 58 contact hours. |
Total Time Commitment:
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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 may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Jane Owens
This subject builds on the knowledge and skills developed in VETS20017 Principles of Production Animal Health 1. In this subject, students will further develop their understanding of the major factors influencing the health of production animals. Students will learn more details about specific pathogens that can infect the major production animal species in Australia The principles of public health, with particular reference to zoonotic diseases of concern in production animal systems, will also be introduced. Students can then integrate this knowledge with their previous knowledge from VETS20017 Principles of Production Animal Health 1 to explain in more depth how management factors can influence the development of disease in production animals, and how the type of production system can alter the risk of disease.
This subject includes a one-day residential at the Dookie campus which will occur during the mid-semester break.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students should develop generic skills in:
The one-day residential at the Dookie campus will incur additional costs of approximately $80 (transport and accommodation). Further details can be viewed at Dookie Intensives
Students will also require the personal protective equipment previously purchased for VETS10025. The cost of that equipment is approximately $180 (indicative cost only and subject to change).
Agricultural Economics |
Plant and Soil Science
Production Animal Health
Download PDF version.