Principles of Medicine & Surgery 2

Subject VETS70018 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 7 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:

February, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 04-Feb-2015 to 28-Jun-2015
Assessment Period End 10-Jul-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 05-Mar-2015
Census Date 13-Mar-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 15-May-2015

July, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 20-Jul-2015 to 29-Nov-2015
Assessment Period End 04-Dec-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 14-Aug-2015
Census Date 21-Aug-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 16-Oct-2015

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.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Up to 40 hours per semester
Total Time Commitment:

Approximately 68 hours per semester

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: None
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:


Mr Brett Tennent-Brown



Subject Overview:

This subject is designed for veterinary graduates with postgraduate clinical experience who wish to acquire advanced clinical training.

Learning Outcomes:

The subject aims to provide students with the latest knowledge and skills required for understanding of modern specialist clinical care in their chosen clinical discipline.


Written Assignments (100%)

Up to six written assignments per semester, each up to 2000 words in length, due at regular intervals.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

This subject provides students with the skills for critical reading and comprehension of scientific and medical literature and aims to provide students with the framework to translate theoretical knowledge and skills into clinical applications.

Links to further information:

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.

Related Course(s): Master of Veterinary Studies

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