University of Queensland Veterinary School

The University of Queensland Veterinary School produces veterinarians that are in high demand, both domestically and internationally.

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

The University of Queensland’s BVSc degree is a very challenging five-year program. You will develop a broad understanding of the science behind veterinary practice. The entry is the same for all applicants whether you have only completed high school studies or an undergraduate degree. University of Queensland Veterinary School was established in 1936 and has educated over 3,000 veterinarians ever since. UQSVS first taught 7 students on the original site at Yeerongpilly and the students completed their 4th and 5th years at Sydney University until 1951. The school moved to the main site in St. Lucia Campus in 1961. The large and diverse group of academic and clinical staff in the School has established an outstanding record of teaching and research to benefit farm and companion animals, their owners and industry sectors. Major contributions have been in tropical/sub-tropical animal health and medicine.

University of Queensland Veterinary School

Contact

UQVSA Executive
Phone: 61 7 5460 1834
Fax: 61-7 5460 1922
Email: vetenquires@uq.edu.au
Website: http://www.uq.edu.au/vetschool/

University of Queensland
School of Veterinary Science

Gatton, 4343, Australia

 

Quick Facts

1. Application Deadline
Applications are due November 15th 

2. GRE or MCAT
Not required.

3. Five-year Total Tuition Cost
Based on 2015 tuition rates for the DVM degree. 

Australian student tuition: 47,585 AUD (9,517/year)

International student tuition: 270,400 AUD (54,080/year)

4. Accreditation
University of Queensland School of Veterinary was given full accreditation
status by the American Veterinary Medical Association.

 

Before You Apply

Applicants from Australia should apply to the Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences via QTAC. Applicants should have completed Year 12, or equivalent. All international applicants must apply through UQ International. International students from non-English speaking countries must have minimum IELTS scores as follows: overall 7; writing 6; speaking 7. You must also have an OP Score of 1 and a Tertiary Entrance Ranking of at least 99.

 

Pre-requisite Course Requirements

Applicants must have a secondary school diploma and have fulfilled Grade 12 prerequisites. Generally, a B average is required for admission.

·        English

·         Chemistry

·         Mathematics B

·         Physics or Biology

 

Degrees Offered

Graduate

1. Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Studies (GCVSt)

·         Tropical Animal Health and Production

·         Veterinary Diagnostic Pathology

2. Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Studies (GDipVSt)

·         Tropical Animal Health and Production

·         Veterinary Diagnostic Pathology

3. Master of Veterinary Studies (MVSt)

·         Tropical Animal Health and Production

·         Veterinary Diagnostic Pathology

4. Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

 

PhD

• Doctor of Philosophy

• Doctor of Veterinary Science