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Veterinary Science

James Cook University

60 months
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10250 AUD/year
10250 AUD/year
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About

Make a difference to animal health and welfare with the Veterinary Science degree from James Cook University.

Overview

Be equipped with the skills to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease in a wide range of companion, production, aquatic, and native animals. You will gain in-depth foundational knowledge throughout your degree, as well as specialist rural and tropical veterinary science skills.

Take advantage of JCU’s real-world teaching settings, including an on-campus Veterinary and Emergency Centre and Hospital and a local working cattle station for livestock production. In your final two years, you will complete a variety of clinical placements in both rural and urban settings.

Career Opportunities

  • Graduates of the Veterinary Science degree from James Cook University are internationally recognised as multi-skilled, highly-competent professionals who are committed to the health and welfare of animals. Our degree allows you to practice as a veterinarian in Australia.
  • Our graduates practise in a variety of settings. These include veterinary clinics, veterinary hospitals, agriculture, biosecurity, quarantine, public health, zoos and wildlife sanctuaries. Many pursue research in clinical care, animal science, pharmacology and biomedicine.
  • You may also be eligible to practise in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Veterinary Science
  • Cell Biology and Biochemistry for Veterinary Science and Agriculture
  • Plants and Animals for Veterinary Science
  • Chemistry: A Central Science
  • Veterinary Science
  • Integrated Animal Structure and Function 
  • Transitions from Health to Disease

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
65
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
65
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 063658C

  • English, Mathematical Methods, Chemistry (Units 3/4,C); or equivalent
  • Recommended Knowledge: Biology (Units 3/4,C)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10250 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10250 AUD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    10250 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10250 AUD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Townsville

1500 - 2800 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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