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University of New England
Disease and its Control in Animals is a unit comprising eight modules that delves into animal halth and livestock production. The unit will educate you in the biology of disease processes and transmission and explores how this applies to livestock and Australian animals.
On completion of this unit, you will be able to understand, describe and recognise major health issues in a range of animals, from Australian wildlife to livestock. You will understand the effect of animal disease on both individual animals and their behaviour, as well as the economy and farming processes. You will develop an understanding and knowledge of good animal management in order to limit disease and maintain animal health, and finally you will be able to identify the best treatment for such animal diseases.
There are no prerequisites for this unit; anyone can apply.
In this Disease and its Control in Animals unit, the topics you will study include:
?This unit is not currently a requirement for any course. Content may be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Disease and its Control in Animals will give you an in-depth understanding of the biology of disease and its effects on wild animals, livestock and dogs. You will also develop the knowledge of the best way to treat and manage animals to prevent and minimise disease risk.
This unit could spark your interest and demonstrate your passion for the topic, in which case, further study might be a good idea. Alternatively, the unit could be the stepping-stone towards a career in animal health and disease management. Furthermore, the transferable skills you develop during the course of this unit will increase your employability. Therefore, this postgraduate unit could develop your career in many ways, from informing a decision about further study to leading you towards a job in the field.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.