|35-hour Individual Modules by Distance Learning|
Our short courses are designed for veterinarians, livestock farmers and scientists who wish to continue their professional development. The programme is of international appeal and meets the needs of individuals from a variety of backgrounds.
Upon successful completion of these 35-hour short courses, students will be able to:
- Improve the health and production of livestock.
- Understand the interaction of livestock with people and the environment.
- Gain an overview of the factors that influence livestock production (including components on nutrition, reproduction, disease, welfare and the environment).
- Implement control strategies by integrating this knowledge with the principles of epidemiology, economics and disease control within the context of management and infrastructure.
- Address the interaction between livestock and the public, in terms of zoonotic disease and clean food production.
- Communicate effectively on the health of animal and human populations to a range of audiences, including the general public, farmers, politicians and other key policy makers.
- Comprehensive appreciation of welfare and ethical issues connected with farm animal practice.
- Formulate a hypothesis and undertake a research project, analyze and present data and how to develop a grant application.
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