Courses & Units

Animal Science KLA614

Hobart

Note:

This unit is offered in even years.

This unit is classed as a restricted unit and available to Master of Applied Science students.

Introduction

This unit explores animal science within the scope of modern agriculture. During the unit, students will gain knowledge of the science underpinning different aspects of modern animal production. Students will be encouraged to engage with the scientific literature and identify suitable sources of information when completing the assessment tasks.

An important aspect of this unit is the opportunity for students to An important aspect of this unit is the opportunity for students to develop an awareness of animal ethics and animal welfare through the major ethical and welfare issues currently debated within agriculture.

In the practical classes, students are given the opportunity to apply the theoretical knowledge learned during the lectures to practical situations with a range of different activities including active tutorials and laboratories.

Summary

Unit name Animal Science
Unit code KLA614
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Coordinator

Dr Sarah Bonny

Teaching staff

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,783.00 050105

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KLA326

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Assessment

3-hr theory exam (50%), internal assessment – practical reports and assignments (50%)

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Textbooks

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