Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 41 lecture hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment 70 hours (minimum).
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Nil|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Nil|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Prospective students are advised to familiarise themselves with the Faculty's Academic Requirements Statement http://www.vet.unimelb.edu.au/docs/CoreParticipationReqs.pdf|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Amir Noormohammadi
ContactEmail: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
Diseases of birds: topics include clinical signs, diagnosis, pathogenesis and epizootiology of diseases in individual animals as well as affected flocks; poultry management, nutrition, preventive medicine; and cage and aviary bird medicine.
Diseases of non-domestic animals: topics include the role of the veterinary surgeon in wildlife work; characteristic anatomical features of various groups of native mammals; diseases and husbandry of marsupials including orphans; other native mammals; exotic (zoo) mammals; reptiles; veterinary role in regulatory activities and wildlife disasters; and diseases of fish.
At the end of this course students should:
One 3-hour written paper Birds (60%) and Non-domestic animals (21%) and one 15-minute oral examination on Birds (19%) all at the end of semester. Students are required to pass all three components of assessment.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
After completing this subject students should have developed:
Bachelor of Veterinary Science(PV) |
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