JCU Australia logo

Subject Search

TV5210 - Animal Nutrition

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences (pre 2015)

Available to graduates with a degree in Veterinary Science or Agricultural Science (or equivalent).

The subject will cover in detail current views on the digestive processes relating to proteins and carbohydrates and the pattern of utilisation of absorbed amino acids, sugars and fatty acids in animals. The utilisation of forages by herbivores and selected methodologies in nutritional research will also be covered.

Learning Outcomes

  • be able to efficiently gather relevant published research on selected nutritional topics, critically evaluate these and to communicate summation of the topics in writing and in seminars in a clear and concise manner;
  • understand better currently important issues in animal nutrition and in methodologies used in nutritional research.
Prerequisites: TV5020


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Assessment: presentations (50%); assignments (50%).

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.