Please refer to: MASTER OF VETERINARY SCIENCE

The Master of Veterinary Studies is no longer available.

Duration

1.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2015

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Science

Location

Gatton

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Veterinary Studies.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in veterinary science; Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Master of Veterinary Science; or an approved discipline.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2015 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Science

Email: science.enquiries@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 5460 1276 or 1800 642 093 (Freecall)

Web:

Duration

1.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2015

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Science

Location

Gatton

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Veterinary Studies.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in veterinary science; Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Master of Veterinary Science; or an approved discipline.

CRICOS Code: 002063B

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2015 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International Admissions Office.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web:

Enquire online

Why study the Master of Veterinary Studies?

The program in veterinary studies offers a higher degree qualification including formal courses and a significant project and report in a general disciplinary area. This program provides academic enhancement of existing qualifications in a general disciplinary area, and qualifies graduates for enrolment in a higher degree.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Veterinary Studies.

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Master of Veterinary Studies

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in veterinary science; Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Master of Veterinary Science; or an approved discipline.

How to apply

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in veterinary science; Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Master of Veterinary Science; or an approved discipline.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 002063B

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International Admissions Office.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2015 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2015 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Additional costs

  • Senior First Aid Certificate (including CPR) (approx $155)

What you can do with a Master of Veterinary Studies

Careers

The program provides opportunities for career enhancement, specific discipline development, and qualification for research higher degree study, including PhD study.

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Veterinary Studies

To complete the Master of Veterinary Studies, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

#24 from the MVSt list comprising #6 from part A including a graduate research project; and the remainder from a combination of courses from part A or part B or both.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Veterinary Studies.

Program Rules for the Master of Veterinary Studies

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: