TV1200 - Veterinary Professional Life 2
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences (pre 2015)
Available to BVSc students only
This subject follows on from TV1101:03 Veterinary Professional Life - 1, with the
aim of providing knowledge and understanding of: the diversity of career opportunities
available to veterinarians; the livestock and other animal industries including aquaculture;
animal handling; animal behaviour and welfare. Included in this subject is a block
of 12 lectures and 3 practical classes in chemistry, aimed at introducing students
to concepts they will require in subsequent years of the integrated veterinary science
- be familiar with the diversity of career opportunities available to veterinarians;
- understand the principles of animal behaviour, and be able to demonstrate the principles
of safe handling of a variety of animal species;
- appreciate the welfare and ethical issues in the use of animals for food and fibre
production, sport, companionship, entertainment and research;
- understand the applicability of chemistry in the wider scientific context, particularly
in the biological, biomedical, earth and environmental sciences;
- understand the importance of animal industries to the Australian economy.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 28-Aug-2014
||Dr Sandra De Cat
||Dr Sandra De Cat, Dr Linda Hayes.
- 39 hours lectures
- 48 hours practicals
||end of semester exam (60%); other exams (%); quizzes or tests (5%); assignments (35%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||There are compulsory attendance, and satisfactory completion of practical and set
cometency component requirements for this subject.
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
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