Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Total Time Commitment: Not available|
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the Master of Veterinary Studies|
|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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:||This subject is designed for veterinary graduates following careers as sheep and/or beef cattle specialists. Those wishing to undertake the degree part-time will be required to attend the Mackinnon Unit at the Veterinary Clinical Centre, Werribee for specified periods, normally a minimum of 12 weeks in the first year, and 6 weeks in the second year. Part-time candidates are also required to complete assignments in the field.|
The aim of the MVS course, in acknowledgment of the aims, guiding values and objectives of the University of Melbourne, is to provide, for persons who hold a BVSc or equivalent qualification, advanced education at the highest international standard towards the achievement of advanced professional competence in a selected discipline area of Veterinary Science.
This course has as its objectives that graduates:
|Assessment:|| This subject is marked on a Pass/Fail only basis. |
Two 3 hour written examinations, 30 minute oral examination, progressive assessment of written assignments and case studies.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
To provide postgraduate training for veterinarians who wish to provide comprehensive services to the sheep and beef industries.
|Links to further information:||http://research.vet.unimelb.edu.au/coursesOffered2002.html#mvs|
|Notes:||This subject will not be offered in 2009|
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