Master Thesis in Veterinary Science

Subject 250-601 (2008)

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Credit Points: 100.000
Level: Research Higher Degree
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: Admission to the Master of Veterinary Science. The usual entry requirement is a BVSc (usually honours level) or recognised equivalent qualification.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
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:

Subject Overview: Research training, based on the conduct of experiments under appropriate supervision, is given in a selected discipline area within the field of Veterinary Science.
Assessment: A thesis of approximately 30,000 words is submitted for examination by both internal and external examiners.Candidates are expected to meet regularly with their supervisor and to present their work in the Faculty's research seminar program. They are assisted to participate in relevant national or international conferences.
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

have achieved a breadth and depth of knowledge and understanding in a particular field or set of related fields in veterinary science;

can apply scientific methods to the definition and solution of problems by research;

have acquired advanced technical skills relevant to the field of research;

have acquired skills in the searching and manipulation of scientific literature and other relevant data bases;

are effective in scientific communication through both the spoken and written medium and to both professional colleagues and the wider community;

can approach scientific research in a critical, perceptive and constructive way;

have an understanding of the financing and management of scientific research;

develop interpersonal skills to work as part of a team;

observe the appropriate research codes of practice;

demonstrate a professional approach to all areas of responsibility.

Related Course(s): Master of Veterinary Science

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