|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||11 x 2 Hrs Lectures (per week)|
|Practical||1 x 2 hours|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours||100%|
|Supplementary Exam||2 Hours||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Apply fundamental knowledge in immunology and parasitology to provide a greater understanding of disease development.
2. Describe and critically discuss major infectious diseases of farm and/or companion animal species.
3. Identify and critically assess measures for prevention and control of infectious diseases.
4. Discuss notifiable diseases from a immunological perspective.
5. Identify and describe zoonotic diseases and critically evaluate the measures which could be taken to minimise the risks of infection to humans.
6. Discuss relevant legislation pertaining to notifiable diseases in the UK.
This module will deal with advanced aspects of animal health and welfare in both farm and companion animal species. Special emphasis will be given on the prevention and control of bacterial, viral and parasitic diseases prevalent in the United Kingdom. Notifiable and zoonotic diseases will also be discussed.
- Prevention and control of infectious diseases
- Diseases caused by nutritional deficiencies
- Diseases of the reproductive system
- Diseases of the newborn
- Notifiable diseases
- Zoonotic diseasesSpecific bacterial, viral and parasitic diseases of farm and companion animal species.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number|
|Communication||Written communication - exam|
|Improving own Learning and Performance|
|Personal Development and Career planning|
|Research skills||Research into veterinary diseases, control and treatment, using peer reviewed journal sources in preparation for exam.|
|Subject Specific Skills|
This module is at CQFW Level 6