Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2014:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
All students are to enrol in the Year Long availability of this subject, unless directed by the Faculty of Veterinary Science.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 360 |
Total Time Commitment:
Admission into the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
Study Period Commencement:
Year Long, Semester 2
All students are to enrol in the Year Long availability of this corequisite, unless directed by the Faculty of Veterinary Science.
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This course assumes prior knowledge in one or more discipline of science. All students will be expected to be familiar with the principles of scientific thinking, hypothesis development, experimental design, and data collection, analysis and interpretation.
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
Students should refer to the Core Participation Requirements statement for the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine:
VETS70003 Veterinary Bioscience 1 takes an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to the study of organ function and dysfunction in animals. Building on students’ prior knowledge and experience of scientific thinking, this subject introduces students to the structure and normal functioning of the digestive, metabolic, excretory, and cardiorespiratory systems, and to the principles of dysfunction of these systems. Students will be introduced to the clinical disciplines of pharmacology and therapeutics, diagnostic imaging and clinical pathology. Using case based teaching approaches students will apply their understanding of organ and system function and dysfunction to authentic situations that enhance the development of integrative clinical reasoning abilities.
At the completion of this course students should be able to:
Five units and one oral presentation of a research activity will be undertaken in this subject.
Unit 1 Cells to Systems - (19% of total subject assessment)
Unit 2 Digestive System - (19% of total subject assessment)
Unit 3 Metabolism & Excretion - (19% of total subject assessment)
Unit 4 Cardiovascular System - (19% of total subject assessment)
Unit 5 Respiratory System - (19% of total subject assessment)
The passing of each unit on aggregate mark is a hurdle requirement.
Students are required to pass the subject on aggregate mark.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine |
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