Small Animal Med.&Surg-Clinic.Invest.FT

Subject VETS90018 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Not offered in 2011
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: N/a
Corequisites: N/A
Recommended Background Knowledge: N/A
Non Allowed Subjects: N/A
Core Participation Requirements:



Stephanie Morrison-Duff
Research and Graduate Studies Manager
Faculty of Veterinary Science
University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010
+61 (0)3 8344 0357
Subject Overview:

This subject is not offered in 2011.

This subject is designed for veterinary graduates with prior experience and currently employed in veterinary fields associated with small animal medicine and surgery.


This subject is not offered in 2011.

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:

  • have achieved a breadth and depth of knowledge in a particular discipline or set of related disciplines within veterinary science;
  • have attained an advanced level of appropriate diagnostic, therapeutic, and technical (including instrumentation) skills;
  • have developed preliminary research skills, including the ability to search and critically review literature, and other relevant data bases, define questions/hypotheses, design and execute experimental studies, analyse and interpret results and to write reports/papers;
  • can be effective in scientific communication at the professional and community levels, through both the spoken and written medium;
  • have developed interpersonal and organisational skills towards leadership within the profession and the community.
Assessment: N/A
Prescribed Texts: N/A
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Notes: This subject will not be offered in 2011.

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