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Tropical Veterinary Science

James Cook University

18 months
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40280 AUD/year
35040 AUD/year
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About

Apply your theoretical knowledge and skills gained in the Tropical Veterinary Science program from James Cook University to a relevant research project in the field of tropical veterinary science.

Overview

Learn advanced methods of utilising animal resources in tropical, subtropical, and similar agro-ecological environments. Focus on the health and productivity of livestock and gain advanced knowledge in veterinary public health, epidemiology, pathology, and infectious diseases of livestock.

Design, plan and ethically execute a research project related to tropical veterinary science. Gain skills in analysing and synthesising complex problems, concepts and theories with creativity and independence. Present your findings to specialist and non-specialist audiences through high-level written and oral communication.

Career Opportunities

  • The Tropical Veterinary Science program from James Cook University is particularly suited to veterinarians working in academia, government veterinary services, herd health and aquaculture or who have a general interest in tropical veterinary medicine or a research career.
  • A Master of Tropical Veterinary Science gives veterinarians the opportunity to upskill and increase their knowledge in tropical veterinary diseases and their diagnosis, prevention and control.
  • Graduates can use this degree for entry into PhD studies and to equip them for a research or academic career.
  • You will have the skills to advance your career within the veterinary profession or to better equip yourself to practice in tropical environments. The course is particularly suited to veterinarians working in academia, government veterinary services, herd health and aquaculture, or who have a general interest in tropical veterinary medicine or a research career.
  • You could also gain entry into PhD studies for a career in research or academics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Veterinary Public Health
  • Epidemiology
  • General Pathology
  • Infectious Diseases of Livestock
  • Applied Protocol Writing
  • Research and Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.8

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 044960K

  • AQF level 7 bachelor degree in Veterinary Science; or equivalent
  • US: Satisfactory completion of one year at a recognised university with a minimum GPA of 2.8, however, students with a GPA between 2.5 and 2.7 will be considered for the study abroad program.
  • Germany: Successful completion of six months of study at a recognised German university with an overall grade of Pass or successful completion of Abitur, Fachhochschulreife or Reifezeugnis.
  • Sweden: Successful completion of Upper Secondary School or Kommunal vuxenutbildning (Komvux) with a minimum GPA of 12.
  • Norway: Successful completion of at least six months of study at a recognised higher education institution in Norway; or successful completion of Norwegian Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skolen with a minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Denmark: Successful completion of one semester of study at a recognised higher education institution in Denmark with an overall grade of Pass (average of D).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40280 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    35040 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35040 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Townsville

1500 - 2800 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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