Course level





Veterinary Science School




Two Semesters

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 2 Practical or Laboratory hours


VETS3010, VETS3011, VETS3012, VETS3022


Enrolment restricted to Veterinary Science students only

Assessment methods

Practical assessment, extended matching, combined group investigation and debate, content exam (end semester 1 and 2)

Course coordinator

Dr Tim Olchowy

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 Gatton Internal Course Profile

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

This course aims to provide core competences in medicine and surgery of cattle, sheep, goats and camelids. By building on previous knowledge in animal husbandry, infectious disease, biosecurity, reproduction, and surgical techniques, students will become competent in core principles of veterinary treatment of large and small ruminant species. This course will also incorporate advanced animal management and herd medicine concepts that are critical for treatment of large groups of animals in a farm setting.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 Gatton Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 1, 2016 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 Gatton Internal Course Profile