Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Estimated time commitment of 20 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Approximately 320 hours.
Admission to the Master of Avian Health and Medicine.
Completion of the following subject with a result of at least 65
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2016
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Current and practical experience working in the poultry industry
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
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 requires students to prepare a 10,000 word research dissertation based on contemporary scientific and technical issues in a poultry health or production topic of their choice. Ideally, topics should relate to activities undertaken by the student in his or her workplace. In preparing the dissertation, students will appreciate how to conduct research and/or critically read and review scientific literature and prepare a scientific paper in an internationally accepted format.
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
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Students will conduct a literature review as part of their research project.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.vet.unimelb.edu.au/futurestudents/avianhealth.html|
Reliable internet access with at least a medium speed connection and a personal computer are essential for undertaking the Avian Health Online program. The content is accessed through your web browser. Microsoft Office™ and Adobe Acrobat Reader or equivalent software packages are necessary for assessment tasks, assignments and some class exercises.
Master of Avian Health & Medicine |
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