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These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.
1. Admission to the Degree of Bachelor of Animal Science requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.
2. Candidates for the Degree of Bachelor of Animal Science shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 360 credits, comprising:
(a) not more than 150 credits at 100 level;
(b) at least 90 credits at 300 level;
(c) the core courses listed in Schedule A for the Qualification;
(d) completion of a major;
(e) attending contact workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials and laboratories as required.
3. Candidates must complete a major by passing at least 120 credits in a major. The requirements for each major are set out in Schedule B for the Qualification.
4. Approved majors are: Animal Genetics and Breeding, Animal Nutrition and Growth, Animal Welfare and Equine Science.
5. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates will apply.
6. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Diploma in Science and Technology should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.
7. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
8. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in Part I regulations for the degree, candidates enrolled within the Animal Science major within the Bachelor of Science or the Equine major within the Bachelor of Agricultural Science may transfer to the Bachelor of Animal Science prior to 31 December 2020.
9. Students who transfer from the Animal Science major within the Bachelor of Science or the Equine major within the Bachelor of Agricultural Science to the Bachelor of Animal Science may substitute a course or courses already taken towards either the Animal Science major or the Equine major for courses at the same level in the Bachelor of Animal Science schedule in order to fulfil the requirements of the qualification, until 31 December 2023.
162.101 Cell Biology 15 credits
117.225 Animal Production through to Carcass Classification 15 credits
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Last updated on Monday 21 October 2019