Animal Health

La Trobe University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Animal Health

  • Host University

    La Trobe University

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Animal Science, Equine Science, Wildlife Biology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    6 - 8
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This 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.

Course Disclaimer

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.