Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:January, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Equivalent of 6 weeks work based placement (approximately 240 hours) |
Total Time Commitment:
|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 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 is a capstone internship experience subject, which enables students to integrate the knowledge acquired through their coursework and apply this knowledge within the veterinary industry. Students will undertake a six week placement within a relevant organisation and develop the professional skills required to function within such an organisation. The subject aims to provide students with an extended work based experience within a veterinary industry of their choice, including government, private industry or a non-government organisation (NGO). Students will have the opportunity to develop their experience of working with and leading diverse teams within the workplace setting. Additionally, students will gain an understanding of the role of veterinarians within this industry, and of graduate employer expectations.
On successful completion of this subject students will be able to:
1. Work placement Assessment, due during individual students' placement, 50%
(Students will be assessed by their placement supervisor on their contributions to activities and tasks within their organisation. Assessment will also encompass evaluation of attendance and punctuality, theoretical knowledge, professional demeanour, oral and written communication skills, initiative and enthusiasm. )
2. Written Assignment (2000 words), due at the end of study period, 50%
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students completing this subject will:
Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness for Veterinarians |
Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Professional Leadership and Management
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