Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject is not offered in 2012.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Approximately 10-14 hours per week over an 8-week period |
Total Time Commitment:
Approximately 112 hours per semester
Entry into the Master of Veterinary Public Health (Emergency Animal Diseases)
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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.
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Managing an emergency response and the various components of such a response will require the ability to plan and manage effectively. This subject will impart to students the knowledge required to plan and execute response components using a project management template.
A series of lectures and tutorials will cover leadership skills, delegation and teamwork, and will give details of how to plan, execute, monitor and evaluate a project.
On completion of this subject, students will have gained:
Student progress is monitored through class exercises and case studies. Two assessment tests will be conducted (weeks 4 and 6). The final examination is a two-hour written and online exam held in weeks 9 and 10. You will be required to identify a University near you where you can be supervised when sitting the exam.
The assessment components of this subject are:
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Students will use a reading list of scientific articles from the current literature, which will be provided on-line.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject, students should have developed their:
Reliable internet access with at least a medium speed connection and a personal computer are essential for undertaking this online program. The content is accessed through your web browser. Microsoft Office™ and Adobe Acrobat Reader or equivalent software packages are necessary for assessment tasks, assignments and some class exercises.
Master of Veterinary Public Health (Emergency Animal Diseases) |
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