Doctors/Masters Level

Master of Veterinary Studies

3 years part-time (part-time study options available)
Parkville campus
Available to Domestic students

The Master of Veterinary Studies provides advanced clinical skills in anaesthesia, clinical pathology, diagnostic imaging, emergency medicine and critical care, equine medicine, equine surgery, small animal medicine or small animal surgery. Practical clinical training is based on supervised management of clinical cases in the selected field, attendance and participation in clinical rounds, seminars, journal club and post-mortem presentations.

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Offered only in conjunction with Master of Veterinary Science (Clinical).

This course is supported by the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP). Under the RTP, domestic students are exempt from tuition fees for the normal duration of the course. This exemption is valid for up to four years for students enrolled in a doctoral program and up to two years for a research master’s degree. More details on RTP and other fees you may need to pay.

Credit/Advanced standing

If you have completed post-secondary study, you may be eligible for credit/advanced standing towards your studies at the University. Find out more