TV5130 - Veterinary Parasitology
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences
Available to graduate students with a degree in Veterinary Science (other appropriately
trained graduates may enrol at the discretion of the Academic Head of Veterinary Science).
Review of the parasitic diseases important to veterinary medicine with a special emphasis
on parasitic diseases common in tropical areas. Major groups of protozoan, helminth
and arthropod parasites of domestic animals are examined with emphasis on diagnosis,
epidemiology, control and treatment.
- critically evaluate research papers and reviews on parasitological topics and present
conclusions as seminars/reports;
- develop plans for the management and control of parasitic diseases using integrated
- apply modern technologies to diagnosis and treatment of parasitic diseases;
- identify the common parasites of domestic animals and describe their biology;
- describe the pathogenic mechanisms of parasitic diseases.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
|Face to face teaching
(Optional face to face tutorials held weekly (see live timetable))
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
- 40 hours - online lectures and case studies (optional face to face tutorials)
- assessment and self-directed study
||other exams (40%); presentations (30%); assignments (30%).
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