Veterinary Biology - Veterinary Science, B.Sc. | Charles Sturt University | Wagga Wagga, Australia
72 months
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66880 AUD/year
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Do you have a passion for animal health and welfare? The Veterinary Biology - Veterinary Science double degree from Charles Sturt University will prepare you for a career as a registered veterinarian in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom and South Africa.  

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Overview

This Veterinary Biology - Veterinary Science double degree from Charles Sturt University was developed in close consultation with the veterinary industry to answer the needs of rural and regional communities for veterinarians who have the knowledge and skills to work with farm livestock and horses, companion animals and wildlife.

This course aims to provide highly competent veterinary graduates with a strong commitment to animal health, welfare and research, and to the development and protection of animal industries. 

Besides your workplace learning placements and clinical rotations, you'll study at a single rural site for the six years of your course. Placements create a strong sense of connection between staff and students at all levels of the program. Charles Sturt University also enjoys the support of an enthusiastic and engaged regional community; ready access to a wide range of veterinary practices and farms; and the relaxed, enjoyable and affordable lifestyle which comes with living in a thriving regional centre of more than 60,000 people. 

You'll develop skills in the diagnosis and management of disease in all common species of farm animals (cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry and fish) and companion animals (horses, dogs and cats). The course provides a solid grounding in agricultural production systems and the integration of nutrition, genetics, economics and epidemiology for the optimal management of herds and flocks. Practical sessions with live animals start in your first week and continue throughout the course. In addition to your scientific and clinical skills training, you'll also develop a range of life and business skills that will help you in your work as a rural and/or regional veterinarian.

Admission to this course is highly competitive, with approximately 350 applications received for the 66 available places each year. Successful applicants are required to demonstrate excellent academic achievements, superior communication skills, and a genuine commitment to animals, livestock industries and to working in rural and regional communities.

Career opportunities

  • Work in a veterinary clinic with animal owners, producers and communities to provide veterinary services, such as medicine, surgery and optimising herd/flock health and production. You'll be able to use the skills and knowledge you have developed throughout the course, such as diagnostic imaging, anaesthesiology, reproduction and clinical reasoning.
  • You may choose to specialise in one area of practice, such as dairy, equine or pigs, or become a herd health consultant or a nutrition or genetics specialist in a commercial farming organisation. Use your expertise to resolve challenges in the health and disease management of individual animals, herds and flocks.
  • Implement on-farm biosecurity and hygienic practices, and assess quality assurance systems with regard to the production of food for human consumption. Working with government authorities, assess and communicate risks relating to outbreak investigations and other emerging public health issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Veterinary Histology and Immunology
  • Veterinary Anatomy
  • Comparative Anatomy
  • Veterinary Physiology
  • Applied Veterinary Physiology
  • Animal Genetics
  • Veterinary Reproduction 
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Ruminant Production and Welfare

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94

Credits

128 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Charles Sturt University and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 068968D (Wagga Wagga) 

  • A completed High School Certificate (or equivalent), with a minimum ATAR of 90, inclusive of adjustment factors.
  • A Supplementary Application Form
  • An interview at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga
  • Year 12 students are also required to request their school (principal or careers adviser) to submit a Predicted Score Letter. Further information and a link to the letter is provided in the Supplementary Application Form.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    66880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 66880 AUD per year during 72 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 AUD per year during 72 months.

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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
International student support scholarship
Merit-based

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Charles Sturt University
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
International Student Merit Scholarship
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Charles Sturt University
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships
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Australian Government
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
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Various benefits
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Australian Government
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Grant
30000 AUD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Edith Cowan University MACC Undergraduate Scholarship
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The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
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Grant
12700 AUD
Deadline
02 Dec 2024
Asian Exchange Scholarship
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Westpac Bicentennial Foundation
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Grant
8000 AUD
Deadline
01 Mar 2025
Southern Cross University Academic Excellence MACC Scholarship
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The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
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Various benefits
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24 Nov 2024
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15000 AUD
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Grant
5000 AUD
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Australian Government Department of Education
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Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Anytime
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1200 AUD
Deadline
06 Dec 2024
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Various benefits
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Anytime
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Various benefits
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Anytime
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Various benefits
Deadline
19 Jul 2024
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1000000 INR
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Anytime
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10000 AUD
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22 Mar 2025
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3500 USD
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15 Nov 2024
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2000 AUD
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Grant
2000 AUD
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2000 AUD
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1000 USD
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30 Nov 2024
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1000 AUD
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1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
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Various benefits
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14 Oct 2024
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Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
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40000 USD
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25 Mar 2025
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10000 USD
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25 Mar 2025
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3000 USD
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5000 USD
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25 Aug 2024
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5000 CAD
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31 Dec 2024
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3000 USD
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31 Dec 2024
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1000 USD
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17 Sep 2024
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1000 USD
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500 USD
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3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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12000 USD
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30 Nov 2024
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10000 USD
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31 Jul 2024
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23 Nov 2024
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