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MVSc Veterinary Diagnostic Pathology

Catalog id : 5613
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1.5 Years
 Start month
February

 Tuition fee

International
56784 AUD
National
36320 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87
TOEFL-PBT (min)570

About this course

The program in veterinary science 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.

Based upon the pathology and modern fields of immunopathology, molecular pathology as well as molecular biology, students can further understand the pathogenesis of diseases and improve their diagnosis techniques for the purposes of disease control, prevention and public health. The program trains veterinary students to become veterinary pathologists and improves their research activity.

Study options:

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

  • Doctor of Philosophy

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. Students can contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

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Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • Bachelor's degree in veterinary science or an approved discipline; Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science.

 For International students:

  • Bachelor's degree in veterinary science or an approved discipline; Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening).

English language requirement:

  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. 
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening).

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Course Modules

      Course Code Course Title     

      Part A:

  • VETS6001 2 Epidemiological and Research Methods for Animal and Veterinary Biosciences
  • [VETS7617 8 Graduate Research Project III   (or)
  • [VETS7618 8 Graduate Research Project III   (or)
  • [VETS7619 8 Graduate Research Project III

      Part B:

      Veterinary Diagnostic Pathology:

  • BIOC6006 2 Directed Studies in Molecular Genetics
  • BIOC6017 2 Introduction to the Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • VETS7704 4 Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Techniques
  • VETS7709 2 Diagnostic Pathology
  • VETS7711 2 Pathology of Diseases of Australian Wildlife

      Part C Electives:

  • AGRC7052 2 Animal and Plant Biosecurity
  • ANIM7010 2 Advanced Animal Breeding & Genetics
  • VETS7605 4 Advanced Veterinary Topic III
  • VETS7608 2 Advanced Veterinary Topic I
  • VETS7609 2 Advanced Veterinary Topic II
  • VETS7611 4 Graduate Research Project I

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

 

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