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Honours subject area

In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course component will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the course component may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely.

About this honours subject area

Animals play a significant role in the lives of people and communities, including for food and fibre production and pets for companionship. Animal Health, Disease and Welfare integrates the areas of animal biology and ecology with that in comparative and veterinary science. 

The honours year gives you the chance to refine your knowledge by doing real research under the guidance of some of the experts in the field.

During the honours year, you will design and conduct independent research and your research will culminate in a thesis. You will also complete advanced course material and be guided through your project by an academic supervisor who is expert in your chosen research area.

An honours year in this area will prepare you for research in animal health sciences including areas of infectious disease control, disease surveillance, animal welfare and animal production industries.

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