Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 lectures per week (24 hours), & 1 practical per fortnight (18 hours) |
Total Time Commitment:
42 contact hours for a total of 120 hours
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Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2013
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|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/
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Land & Environment (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
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 those interactions. We will draw upon examples from species managed as companions, in zoos, research environments and in livestock production.
On completion of this subject students should:
One 3-hour written examination (50% - end of semester). One written assignment equivalent to 1500 words due week 4 (25%) One written assignment equivalent to 1500 words due week 9 (25%)
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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:
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Living with Animals |
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