Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:February, - Taught on campus.
July, - Taught on campus.
Students enrol into this subject twice each academic year. Enrol separately for the first half year and the second half year. A final result for the subject will be entered at the end of the year.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Approximately 10 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Approximately 240 hours per semester
Entry into the Master of Veterinary Studies. The usual entry requirement is a BVSc (usually honours level) or recognised equivalent qualification.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|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 Overview, Objectives, 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 will impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorMr Brett Tennent-Brown
This subject is designed for veterinary graduates with postgraduate clinical experience who wish to acquire advanced clinical training. Practical work is an integral part of the programs offered.
Students undertake discipline-based clinical placements, which may include participating in ward rounds, unit meetings and outpatient clinics. This is a flexible subject designed to meet the individual discipline requirements of different clinical specialties.
Students will acquire problem solving skills through both mentored and self-directed clinical learning during clinical placements.
Satisfactory completion of clinical work (20%)
Continual assessment by supervisors on a case-by-case basis, providing written feedback twice in each semester.
Written Assignment (60%)
Dependent on discipline
For students undertaking a residency within the Veterinary Hospital:
For students undertaking a Dairy Residency program:
Oral Presentation (20%)
Minimum of 80% attendance at clinical training sessions (e.g. clinical placements, ward rounds, unit meetings and outpatient clinics, clinical consultancies)
Students will review case studies and scholarly journal articles with an eye toward critical analysis, and engage in discussion in small groups.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Students will develop advanced clinical skills through animal model and case-based teaching.
|Links to further information:||http://vh.unimelb.edu.au/residency/index.html|
This subject will be taken by clinical residents of the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences based either at the Veterinary Hospital or at alternative clinical case teaching locations.
Master of Veterinary Studies |
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