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Charles Sturt University (CSU)

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Bachelor of Veterinary Biology / Bachelor of Veterinary Science

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Do you have a passion for animal health and welfare? CSU's Bachelor of Veterinary Biology / Bachelor of Veterinary Science double degree will prepare you for a career as a registered veterinarian in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom and South Africa.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
6 years full-time
Course Code
068968D
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar

About this course

Do you have a passion for animal health and welfare? CSU's Bachelor of Veterinary Biology / Bachelor of Veterinary Science double degree will prepare you for a career as a registered veterinarian in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom and South Africa.

Entry requirements

Supplementary Application Forms are available on 1 August and close on 28 September 2018 for entry in 2019. Applications postmarked after 28 September will not be considered for entry in 2019 and will therefore not be accepted. Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/ Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) In order to be eligible to transfer into the Honours stream at the beginning of year 5 of the double degree program, students will have to obtain grades of credit or above in at least 50% of the subjects in Year 2,3 and 4 years of the combined degree program. Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/ Bachelor of Veterinary Science Applicants with higher education study * Successful completion of one year full time equivalent university level study (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in the most recent of these studies. AND * A written Supplementary Application Form AND * An interview at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study * Applicants must have appropriate higher education studies or recent secondary education. Applicants with work and life experience Applicants must have appropriate higher education studies or recent secondary education. Applicants with recent secondary education * A completed High School Certificate (or equivalent), with a minimum ATAR of 90, inclusive of adjustment factors. AND * A written Supplementary Application Form AND * 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. English Language Requirements * Completed the International Language Testing System (IELTS) with an average overall score of 7. 0 or better, with a minimum score of 7. 0 in all sections, undertaken within the last two years, or have completed formal education in some English-speaking countries. Refer to http://futurestudents. csu. edu. au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements. Prerequisite Studies * There are no formal prerequisite studies for the Veterinary science course at CSU, but it is highly recommended that students have studied one or more science disciplines (preferably Chemistry) and high level mathematics at Year 12 or University level. * Students entering the course without these studies are strongly recommended to undertake appropriate CSU Study Link subjects before commencing the degree to prepare for the course. Supplementary Application Form * The Supplementary Application Form, which includes detailed instructions on applying, must be submitted to the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences directly and must be submitted between the start of August to the last Friday in September each year. Applications received after this date will not be accepted. * The Supplementary Application Form provides the opportunity to demonstrate your commitment to animals, livestock industries, veterinary science and rural and regional communities. Interviews * Applicants deemed to be competitive, based on the application for admission and the supplementary form, will be invited to interview. * The aim of the interview is to provide an opportunity for you to demonstrate your communication skills and further discuss your interest in and commitment to animal production and rural and regional veterinary practice. * Interviews are held over four business days, in late November and early December. Numeracy Exercise * The aim of the numeracy exercise, which you will complete on the day of interview, is to assess your numeracy skills and your ability to think clearly and critically in a short period of time under test conditions. * The numeracy exercise will not be us

Study locations

Wagga Wagga

How to apply

Apply direct to CSU Are you a non-school leaver or do you want to study online?

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Veterinary Science courses at Charles Sturt University (CSU).
73.9%
Overall satisfaction
80.4%
Skill scale
56.5%
Teaching scale
95.5%
Employed full-time
$58k
Average salary