Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Level:||Research Higher Degree|
|Dates & Locations:||This is a time-based subject, taught on campus at Parkville.|
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: The course is normally undertaken full-time for 18 months. The maximum period of candidature is two years (full-time). |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Admission to the Master of Veterinary Science. The usual entry requirement is a BVSc (usually honours level) or recognised equivalent qualification.
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Candidates must have a recognised degree in veterinary science.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students enrolled in the research-only stream of the Master of Veterinary Science will not be permitted to enrol in the MVSc practicum component.
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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 will impact on their academic performance are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
Research training, based on the conduct of experiments under appropriate supervision, is given in a selected discipline area within the field of Veterinary Science. Candidates are expected to meet regularly with their supervisor(s) and to present their work in the Faculty's research seminar program.
The MVSc is a research degree program that has as its objectives that graduates:
A thesis of approximately 30,000 words is submitted for examination by two external examiners. Theses are examined by the Melbourne School of Graduate Research. Three months prior to the submission date of the thesis, the candidate is required to submit an 80-word summary of the thesis argument to the Melbourne School of Graduate Research. The summary activates the process of nominating potential examiners for the thesis.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Generic skills demonstrated in this subject are:
Candidates are assisted to participate in relevant national or international conferences.
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