Course and Subject Handbook 2012 Course Information Undergraduate Courses Bachelor of Veterinary Science – Indigenous Health Careers Access Program

Bachelor of Veterinary Science – Indigenous Health Careers Access Program

Course Code

71510F

Version

4

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

English; Maths B; Chemistry; (Biological Science highly desirable)

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 7) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.

Additional selection requirements

Submit JCU internal application form by 30 September

Special admission requirements

Interview (by invitation)

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

Clinical placement/professional practice:

This course includes prescribed professional or clinical placements. Students may be required to undertake such placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled, at their own expense. (Note: health professional courses generally involve extensive professional or clinical placements).

Further information about placements can be found at Enrolment Policy – Coursework Students.

Post admission requirements

Q Fever immunisation:

Students must provide evidence of being immune to Q Fever within the first teaching period of their studies. Students who are not immune to Q fever will not be permitted on-site at some facilities and consequently this may result in their inability to complete the requirements of the course as accredited by the relevant professional accrediting body. If a student has not complied with the above requirement by the last day of the first teaching period of their studies, their enrolment will be terminated immediately.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

135 credit points as per course structure

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 7).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

Level 1

AG1002:03 Biological Principles for Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences

AG1003:03 Plant Biology for Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences

AG1004:03 Animal Biology for Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences

CH1001:03 Chemistry: A Central Science

CH1020:03 Preparatory Chemistry

IA1007:03 Linking Indigenousness

CU1010:03 Effective Writing

MA1020:03 Preparatory Mathematics

PH1001:03 Preparatory Physics

TV1101:03 Veterinary Professional Life 1

TV1102:03 Cell Biology and Biochemistry for Veterinary Science and Agriculture

TV1200:03 Veterinary Professional Life 2

TV1203:03 Physiology and Pharmacology for Veterinary Science

Level 2

TV2001:12 Integrated Animal Structure and Function 1

TV2002:12 Integrated Animal Structure and Function 2

Level 3

TV3001:12 Transitions from Health to Disease 1

TV3002:12 Transitions from Health to Disease 2

Level 4

TV4001:12 Veterinary Clinical Sciences 1

TV4002:12 Veterinary Clinical Sciences 2

Level 5

TV5005:03 Veterinary Clinical and Professional Practice Part 1 of 4

TV5006:09 Veterinary Clinical and Professional Practice 2 Part 2 of 4

TV5007:03 Veterinary Clinical and Professional Practice 3 Part 3 of 4

TV5008:09 Veterinary Clinical and Professional Practice 4 Part 4 of 4

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

6 years full-time, not available part-time

Maximum time to complete

7 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Candidates must successfully complete all level 1 subjects before attempting any level 2 subject.

Candidates who fail a supplementary examination will be required to repeat the relevant year of study.

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

Yes

Further information about placements can be found at Enrolment Policy – Coursework Students .

Candidates may be required to undertake placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled at their own expense.

Special assessment requirements

Refer to Review of a Student’s Suitability to Continue a Course Involving Placement policy.

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not applicable

Maximum allowed

Nil

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Not available

Eligibility

Not applicable