University of Melbourne

Master of Veterinary Public Health (Emergency Animal Diseases) Máster en Salud Pública Veterinaria (Enfermedades de los Animales)

University of Melbourne
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  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Victoria
  • Precio:
    $46,511 AUD
  • Comienzo:
    Información no disponible
  • Lugar:
    Victoria (Melbourne) 3010
  • Duración:
    2 Años
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Master of Veterinary Public Health (Emergency Animal Diseases)
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    Undertake specialised training in responding to animal health emergencies, particularly those with a potential public health consequence, with the Master of Veterinary Public Health (Emergency Animal Diseases).
    Study the selection and interpretation of laboratory tests; project management; advanced disease recognition and control; risk communication; epidemiology; selection and evaluation of control options; simulation exercises and preparedness planning.


    Applicants selected for the course must either have:
    a degree in Veterinary Science, or an equivalent qualification from a veterinary school listed in the World Health Organization Directory of Veterinary Schools; AND at least 2 years of documented relevant work experience in the diagnosis and control of animal diseases,
    an undergraduate degree in a relevant scientific field (such as agriculture or biology), with a demonstrated appropriate background in Master of Veterinary Public Health (Emergency Animal Diseases) core curriculum areas including veterinary anatomy, physiology, pathology and microbiology, and at least 4 years of documented relevant work experience in the diagnosis and control of animal disease (for example, as a government employed Animal Health Officer).
    All students must meet the University of Melbourne´s English language requirement and the Selection Committee may conduct interviews or tests and may call for referee reports or employer references to elucidate any of the matters referred to above.


    The course provides co-ordinated and targeted modules to cover the skills that have been identified from experience in recent emergency diseases situations, such as Hendra virus infections and the 2007 outbreak of equine influenza in Australia.
    Core subjects develop scientific and professional skills across a range of disciplines in veterinary science, management, leadership and risk communication
    A broad range of approved elective modules provide you with freedom to tailor the course to your specific interests and educational needs


    YEAR 1

    Selection & Interpretation of Lab Tests

    Communication in Disease Emergencies

    Management in Disease Emergencies

    Epidemiology of Epidemics

    YEAR 2

    Emergency Animal Diseases 1

    Structure & Function of Control Centres

    Emergency Animal Diseases 2

    Disease Investigation at Farm Level

    YEAR 3

    Emergency Animal Diseases 3

    Outbreak Assessment at Population Level

    Emergency Animal Diseases 4

    Outbreak Response

    YEAR 4

    Simulation Exercise

    Approved Elective 1

    Approved Elective 2


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