2 years full-time / 4 years part-time
Applicants selected for the course must either have:
- a degree in Veterinary Science, or an equivalent qualification from a veterinary school listed in the World Health Organization Directory of Veterinary Schools; AND at least 2 years of documented relevant work experience in the diagnosis and control of animal diseases,
- an undergraduate degree in a relevant scientific field (such as agriculture or biology), with a demonstrated appropriate background in Master of Veterinary Public Health core curriculum areas including veterinary anatomy, physiology, pathology and microbiology, and at least 4 years of documented relevant work experience in the diagnosis and control of animal disease (for example, as a government employed Animal Health Officer).
All students must meet the University of Melbourne's English language requirement and the Selection Committee may conduct interviews or tests and may call for referee reports or employer references to elucidate any of the matters referred to above.
(a) Successful applicants with (i) an undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline and a minimum of two years of documented animal health related experience, or (ii) a Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be granted up to 50 points of advanced standing.
(b) Successful applicants with a Graduate Diploma in a cognate discipline may be granted up to 100 points advanced standing.
Veterinary Science English Language Requirements
|IELTS* (academic English Only)||6.5 (with no band less than 6.0)|
|TOEFL (paper-based test)*||577 + TWE 4.5|
|TOEFL (internet-based test)*||79 + Writing 21; Speaking 18; Reading 13; Listening 13|
|Pearson Test of English (Academic)||58-64 inclusive & no communicative skill below 50|
|Cambridge English: Advanced/Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)||58 + no less than Borderline in each|