48 months
70000 AUD/year
11401 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Veterinary Medicine from University of Sydney is research-driven to ensure you will learn from the latest developments and advances in evidence-based practice, veterinary science research, animal behaviour and welfare science and veterinary public health.  


Veterinary Medicine from University of Sydney culminates in a capstone experience year where you will get hands-on experience as an intern in veterinary clinics of all varieties and in a wide range of locations, including rotations in the University teaching hospitals at Sydney and Camden. 

You will benefit from a fully integrated learning curriculum with clinical exposure, clinical skills training and animal handling commencing in the first semester and throughout the course. 


  • Private veterinary practice in livestock, equine, small animal or mixed practices
  • corporate Veterinary medicine including the pharmaceutical industry or corporations that produce animal-related products
  • private or public animal welfare agencies ensuring health and wellbeing of animals
  • government agencies and departments working on research, biosecurity, public health, public policy, infectious disease units, food safety
  • agricultural industries, animal health, inspection, environmental quality
  • education sector, research or teaching
  • international animal health and welfare and food production
  • diagnostic services
  • veterinary public health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Veterinary Science
  • Animal Management Systems
  • Professional Skills
  • Research and Enquiry
  • Principles of Animal Disease
  • Professional Practice
  • Professional Skills
  • Research and Enquiry
  • Principles of Animal Disease
  • Animal Management Systems
  • Professional Skills
  • Research and Enquiry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


192 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 079224J
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) from a completed Bachelor's degree, minimum credit average required
  • Successful completion of prerequisite units (see above)
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Admission Statement including a minimum of 28 days of relevant work experience and animal handling experience, using the prescribed form
  • Have met the University’s English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    70000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 70000 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    11401 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11401 AUD per year during 48 months.


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