Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 lectures per week (24 hours), 1 tutorial per week (12 hours) & 1 practical per week (36 hours) |
Total Time Commitment: 72 contact hours for a total of 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Nil|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Nil|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Ian Bland
Phone: 8344 5253
|Subject Overview:||The interactions between humans and animals will be examined using soundly-based principles and practices developed for the management and care of animals. The subject will emphasize the complex roles and responsibilities, and ethical requirements in human contact with animals, as well as develop skills in measuring behaviour. We will draw actual examples from species managed as companions, in zoos or in livestock production.|
On completion of this subject students should: |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject the students should have developed the following generic skills:
This subject involves the use of animals. Students should be aware that this is an integral part of the course and exemption from this is not possible.
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