ASC381 International Study Tour (8)

This subject allows students to gain an appreciation of a range of aspects of the international horse industry. Students will undertake a substantial visit overseas where they will observe practice and activities that they may not normally encounter in Australia. On successful completion of this subject students will have expanded their equine industry knowledge base and deepened their appreciation of drivers of the international horse industry. This subject requires students to travel internationally for several weeks.

Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.

Availability

Session 1 (30)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Wangaratta
Session 3 (90)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ASC381. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Enrolment Restrictions

This subject is designed for the Bachelor of Equine Science and the Bachelor of Equine Science (Business Management); however, Bachelor of Animal Science and Bachelor of Animal Science (Honours) students may also enrol at the discretion of the Subject Coordinator and appropriate Course Director.

Prerequisites

ASC106 or ASC148

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to appraise a range of equine industry practices (as appropriate depending on location) in an unfamiliar environment;
  • be able to judge and interpret international issues such as biosecurity;
  • be able to critically evaluate welfare issues that affect equids in different countries;
  • be able to evaluate differing equine industry practices in terms of implications for the Australian horse industry; and
  • be able to engage in decision making using global equine information and data.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • The international equine industry, global organisations and federations, country level governance, regulation and applicable codes of practice (depending on country/ies visiting).
  • International biosecurity including the regulations of the countries visited.
  • The precise nature of each Study Tour will be decided each year.

Special Resources

Students are required to travel internationally on a study tour as part of this subject, so they will incur significant additional costs.

Contact

Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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