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Applied Animal Breeding (ANS3591)

Organisational Unit School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Credit Points 4
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal, Y-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Description This unit enables students to increase their knowledge and expertise in various specialisations in applied animal agriculture. This unit helps prepare students for their chosen career paths by bringing them up to date with current scientific knowledge and issues, with respect to applied animal breeding, and enables development of rational arguments on current industry topics. Teaching will be in the form of student-centred learning modules. Details about modules can be obtained from the Unit Coordinator prior to enrolment.
Timetabled Learning Activities No scheduled attendance required, however, on-campus and/or electronic meetings may be arranged.
Assessment Assessment is in the form of a 20 minute oral examination after completion of each of up to 3 modules (1pt module = 33.3%, 2pt module = 66.6%), where the examiner will assesses whether the student has developed sufficient knowledge and understanding of the information presented in the study guide. This assessment strategy aims to ensure the student attains an appropriate standard, is given immediate feedback on their progress in the unit, and gives reward for extra effort, self-guided learning, and for 'deep learning'.
Prerequisites Enrolment in the Bachelor of Animal Science or permission of the Academic Chair.
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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.
Applied Animal Breeding (ANS364) - as for ANS3591 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Credit Points 3
Availability Not available this year
Timetabled Learning Activities No scheduled attendance required, however, on-campus assessments and/or electronic meetings can be arranged.
Assessment Assessment is in the form of a 20 minute oral examination after completion of each of up to 3 modules (1pt module = 33.3%, 2pt module = 66.6%), where the examiner will assesses whether the student has developed sufficient knowledge and understanding of the information presented in the study guide. This assessment strategy aims to ensure the student attains an appropriate standard, is given immediate feedback on their progress in the unit, and gives reward for extra effort, self-guided learning, and for 'deep learning'.
Prerequisites Enrolment in the Bachelor of Science (Animal Science or Animal Health major) or permission of the Academic Chair.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed ANS3591 Applied Animal Breeding may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Minors Applied Animal Production
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.

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