|Student Contribution Band:||Band 3|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
Available only to BVSc students
The aim of the subject is to provide knowledge and understanding of: the importance of animals to society and to the Australian economy; principles of animal behaviour and animal welfare; the safe handling of common species of animals; common breeds of companion animal and livestock species and to improve communication, team work, literacy and numeracy skills.
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019|
|Coordinator:||Dr Margaret Reilly, Dr Sandra De Cat, Professor Estelle Venter|
|Lecturers:||Mr Christopher Gardiner, Miss Josephine Penny, Assoc. Professor John Cavalieri, Professor William Tranter, Dr Margaret Reilly, Assoc. Professor Janice Lloyd, Dr Sandra De Cat, Ms Sally Watts, Dr Leo Foyle, Dr Prisca Noble, Dr Donnalee Taylor, Professor Estelle Venter, Dr Sarah-Jane Wilson, Dr David Blignaut, Dr Donna Martin.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); on course assessment (50%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||Attendance at Practical classes and Workshops is compulsory. Safety competencies for practical animal handling are a hurdle requirement. You must achieve satisfactory performance in safety competencies to pass this subject.|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.