La Trobe University
Area of Study
Animal Science, Equine Science, Wildlife Biology
Taught In English
BIO1OF or BIO1MGC
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits6 - 8
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis unit presents the principles of parasitology and immunology as they pertain to diseases of domestic animals (livestock and companion animals) and wildlife. Major components include the animal immune system; host immune defence against parasitic diseases; the diagnosis and control of infection and disease; common parasitic diseases of animals; zoonotic diseases; animal biosecurity; metabolic and genetic animal diseases and illnesses.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.