Faculty of Veterinary Science

Course outline – graduate pathway

For students entering the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine after completing an undergraduate science degree. Please note that all subjects in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program are full-year subjects, unless otherwise specified.

Year 1

Veterinary Bioscience 1: Metabolism & Excretion, Digestive, Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems

Applications in Animal Health 1


Year 2

Veterinary Bioscience 2: Haematopoietic & Lymphoreticular, Neuroendocrine, Reproductive, Musculoskeletal & Integumentary Systems

Infections, Population & Public Health

Applications in Animal Health 2


Year 3

Principles of Clinical Practice*

Production Animal Medicine & Surgery

Companion Animal Medicine & Surgery


Year 4

Veterinary Professional Practice

(including Transition to Practice capstone)

* Subject undertaken during summer semester, from January to February.