Veterinary Physiology 2

Subject 250-204 (2009)

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Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 30 hours of lectures and 12 hours of practical classes or a research project.
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment 62 hours (minimum).
Prerequisites: None
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:


Dr Ken Snibson
Subject Overview:

Students completing the program in Veterinary Physiology 1 and 2 should know and understand: the terminology of physiology; the principles and possess the essential information regarding the functions of different cell types and their interactions in organs and tissues; the mechanisms by which the organ systems are controlled and coordinated in the normal animal body; how to analyse data from experiments; and to further develop computer and report writing skills.

Topics include reproduction, comparative physiology, and the physiology of the nervous system.

Objectives: .

A 2-hour end-of-semester written examination (70%). A 1-hour test during semester as indicated on the teaching timetable available to the commencement of the semester (10%). Practical work will be assessed throughout the semester (20%).

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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

Students completing the program in Veterinary Physiology 1 and 2 should have:

  • skills in independent and self directed learning;

  • computer and report writing skills; and

  • technical, analytic and problem solving skills.

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Veterinary Science
Bachelor of Veterinary Science(PV)

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