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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 major

Animals play a significant role in the lives of people and communities, including for food and fibre production and pets for companionship. The Animal Health, Disease and Welfare major integrates the areas of animal biology and ecology with that in comparative and veterinary science. You will learn about the science that underpins the biology of animal health and disease including physiology, molecular biology, infectious agents and animal welfare. An emphasis of this major is the prevention, treatment and understanding of disease in production and companion animals and wildlife. This major will prepare you for a career in animal health sciences including areas of infectious disease control, disease surveillance, animal welfare and animal production industries.

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