227.225 Veterinary Infectious Diseases (15 credits)

IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2022. For 2021 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:

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An introduction to the viral and bacterial pathogens of animals. Further development of the principles of epidemiology, diagnosis and control of infectious diseases of veterinary importance. Epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and control of bacterial and viral diseases, with an emphasis on diseases endemic in New Zealand, economically important diseases and zoonoses. Principles of the functioning of the immune system and development of immunity following infection or vaccination.

Note(s): This course is only available to BVSc Year 2 students. Students will be required to be at Massey University until the end of each semester. The examination dates posted on the University website do not include practical or other SoVS-organised examinations, most of which take place after the formal written examinations. Travel plans should therefore be made on the basis of being at Massey until the semester end date unless and until the Undergraduate Programme Office advises that an earlier departure date will be permitted.

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  • Prerequisite(s):
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 100 level

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Year Semester Mode Location
2021 * Semester Two non-standard Internal Manawatu Campus
2022 Semester Two non-standard Internal Manawatu Campus

* Due to recent changes you should carefully check this offering to confirm details before you enrol.