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Master of Veterinary Clinical Studies (MVetClinStud)

  • M1223MASTER OF VETERINARY CLINICAL STUDIES

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Title Master of Veterinary Clinical Studies (MVetClinStud)
Course Code M1223
Study Level Master's by Coursework (Graduate)
Organisational Unit School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Academic Contacts

Academic Chair: Professor Giselle Hosgood | Email: G.Hosgood@murdoch.edu.au | Tel: 9360 2265

Qualification Master of Veterinary Clinical Studies (MVetClinStud)
Duration 1.5 years full-time
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
This course is not available to International students.
Restriction All graduate courses are subject to restriction.
Description This course provides veterinarians engaged in a residency training program with intense clinical instruction using case material from the Murdoch University Veterinary Hospital. The course comprises units and structured training opportunities that meet the credentials for examination by the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists or the American or European Colleges in the relevant veterinary clinical discipline. Practical clinical training is based on supervised management of clinical cases in a selected field of veterinary clinical science, attendance and participation in clinical rounds, seminars, journal club and necropsy presentations, and in the completion of papers for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings Current registration as a Veterinary Surgeon in Australia or recognised qualifications that would permit registration as a Veterinary Surgeon in Australia; plus acceptance into a Residency Training Program in the College of Veterinary Medicine; plus approval of the Academic Chair.

Equivalent of an Academic IELTS overall score of 7.0 with no band less than 6.5.
Employment Prospects This course provides clinical training opportunities that meet components of the credentialing process for examination by the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists or the American or European Colleges in the relevant veterinary clinical discipline. As such, this is a step in the professional pathway to recognition as a veterinary specialist and towards a career in veterinary academia.
Professional Accreditation This course meets components of the credentialing process for examination by the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists or the American or European Colleges in the relevant clinical discipline.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 36 credit points

Core Units - 18 to 36 credit points

VET678 Veterinary Case Management Rounds - 3 points
MURDOCH: H-internal, Y-internal

VET679 Seminars in Veterinary Clinical Studies - 3 points
MURDOCH: H-internal, Y-internal

VET622 Case Reports - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external (quota of 20 places), S2-external (quota of 20 places)

The number of credit points across Advanced Veterinary Case Management and Advanced Veterinary Case Management 2, and the choice of Specified Elective units, must be approved by the Academic Chair based on the discipline choice of the student.

VET675 Advanced Veterinary Case Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: H-internal, S1-internal, S2-internal, Y-internal

VET6751 Advanced Veterinary Case Management - 6 points
MURDOCH: H-internal, S1-internal, S2-internal, Y-internal

VET6752 Advanced Veterinary Case Management - 9 points
MURDOCH: H-internal, S1-internal, S2-internal, Y-internal

VET676 Advanced Veterinary Case Management 2 - 3 points
MURDOCH: H-internal, S1-internal, S2-internal, Y-internal

VET6761 Advanced Veterinary Case Management 2 - 6 points
MURDOCH: H-internal, S1-internal, S2-internal, Y-internal

VET6762 Advanced Veterinary Case Management 2 - 9 points
MURDOCH: H-internal, S1-internal, S2-internal, Y-internal

Specified Electives - 0 to 18 credit points

Select from the following with approval of the Academic Chair.

VET625 Medicine 1 - 3 points
Not available this year

VET626 Medicine 2 - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external

VET628 Dermatology - 3 points
Not available this year

VET629 Infectious and Parasitic Diseases - 3 points
Not available this year

VET694 Evidence-Based Clinical Practice - 3 points
Not available this year

VET649 Veterinary Studies Masters Research Dissertation - 12 points
MURDOCH: H-internal, H-external, S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, Y-internal, Y-external

VET641 Principles of Epidemiology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

VET642 Practical Applications of Epidemiology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

VET609 Medicine 3 - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-external

VET647 Advanced Surgical Techniques - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external (quota of 25 places)

VET673 Equine Medicine I - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

VET674 Equine Medicine II - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

VET660 Advanced Anaesthesia and Critical Care - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external (quota of 30 places)

VET671 Diagnostic Imaging - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external (quota of 30 places)

VET699 Epidemiological Studies: Design and Analysis - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

VET666 Research Methodology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

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