Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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 may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
This subject expands on the themes developed in VETS30011 Animal Disease Biotechnology 1, and introduces students to the concepts of zoonosis and the role of animal health surveillance in maintaining the health of human populations. The subject may include industry placements, with opportunities to develop laboratory skills in areas such as haematology, biochemistry, serology, microbiology, molecular biology, anatomic pathology and toxicology.
This course aims to prepare students for careers in animal health and disease surveillance. Its objectives are to equip students with an understanding of techniques used to assess the health of individual animals and populations of animals, as well as an understanding of the biological basis of these tests. Students satisfactorily completing this course will also acquire skills in performing a range of laboratory tests used in monitoring the health of populations of animals.
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Agri-food Biotechnology (specialisation of Biotechnology major) |
Animal Disease Biotechnology (specialisation of Animal Health and Disease major)
Animal Science and Management
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
Selective subjects for B-BMED
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