This program is no longer available for enrolment.

Please refer to the alternative program:

Duration

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

Commencing 2014

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.

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 32160

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Science

Email: science.enquiries@uq.edu.au

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

Duration

1.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2014

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.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 52320

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

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

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

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.

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.

Apply online

Apply online to the Master of Veterinary Studies .

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

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

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 through UQ International.

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.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 32160

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 52320

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Additional costs

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

Fee rules

View the 2014 Fee Rules.

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: