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TV5210 - Animal Nutrition

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

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

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
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.