The Faculty is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC). Accreditation is also obtained via the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). This section provides information for staff on the accreditation process.
Accreditation Status: Full accreditation first achieved in 2006 - renewed in 2013.
Last Site Visit: 2013
Next Site Visit: 2020
American Veterinary Medical Association
Accreditation from the AVMA means that the University of Melbourne veterinary science degree is recognised in the United States or Canada, making our graduates eligible to sit the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination – a prerequisite for all veterinarians who seek to practise in North America.
Australasian Veterinary Boards Council
The Melbourne School of Veterinary Science is recognised by the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council through the Veterinary Schools Accreditation Advisory Committee (VSAAC), making veterinary science graduates eligible for registration with the Veterinary Surgeons' Board in each state and territory in Australia, and in New Zealand.
Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK)
The University of Melbourne veterinary science program is recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK) for the purposes of registration to practise veterinary medicine in the UK, and countries in Asia that accept degrees recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. The latter include Singapore and Hong Kong.
North American Veterinary Licensing Examination Results