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Animal and Veterinary Bioscience, BSc/BAdvStudies

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #27 (BCR) Sydney, Australia
The Animal and Veterinary Bioscience program at the University of Sydney will give you fundamental and applied knowledge in animal bioscience. Throughout the four years the Bachelor of Advanced Studies you will integrate a second major as well as studies from a range of disciplines involving advanced coursework and cross-disciplinary, professional, research or entrepreneurial project work.
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Overview

The Animal and Veterinary Bioscience program at the University of Sydney will help you to acquire a broad overview of both domestic animals and wildlife species, how they interact with their environment, and gain comparative knowledge in fields such as applied biotechnologies, reproduction and nutrition. 

We will cover animal structure and function in detail and apply innovative approaches and technologies to enhance animal management and welfare. We will also explore animal behaviour and management systems that respect ethical and environmental concerns and promote animal welfare. This industry-oriented, science-based degree will prepare you for a career in a wide variety of veterinary and animal science industries.

The Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Animal and Veterinary Bioscience) provides you with an all-inclusive appreciation of the multidisciplinary sciences involved in the veterinary and allied animal science industries, including companion animals and wildlife. 

Alongside the breadth of animal science you can choose a complementary major from a broad range of areas either to specialise or diversify your knowledge and prepare you for dynamic opportunities to work with animals.

Career Pathways

  • agricultural scientist
  • animal health and welfare professional
  • animal ethicist
  • animal nutritionist
  • biosecurity researcher
  • ecologist
  • environmental policymaker

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • We strongly encourage international applicants to apply as early as possible to allow time for visa and travel arrangements
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      •  only for Domestic students
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Shaping our Landscapes
  • Concepts of Animal Management
  • Concepts in Biology
  • Living Systems
  • Introduction to Statistical Models
  • Animal Bioscience
  • Applied Statistical Methods
  • Economic Environment of Agriculture

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    85

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  • Minimum required score:

    565

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 0100160
  • a secondary education qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), or approved higher education study, including approved preparation courses.

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  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    48500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48500 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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