Veterinary Science Courses

Veterinarians play a major role in the health care of pets, livestock, zoo animals, and sporting and laboratory animals. With high and increasing demand for sustainable animal usage and production which meets both health and welfare expectations, our degree makes this a core focus. JCU Veterinary Science students benefit from a range of state-of-the-art facilities, as well as JCU’s unique emphasis on rural and tropical practice. Opportunities for studying Veterinary Science are detailed below

CourseDurationMode
Diploma of Higher Education in General Studies1 year full-timeOn campus
Diploma of Higher Education in Health1 year full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Veterinary Science5 years full-timeOn campus

Veterinary Science offers the opportunity for further study to complement a Bachelor degree with the additional one year honours course

Master of Tropical Animal Science 1.5 years full-time On campus
Master of Tropical Veterinary Science 1.5 years full-time On campus
Master of Philosophy (Health) 2 years full time On campus;Off campus
Doctor of Philosophy (Health)4 years full timeOn campus;Off campus