Bachelor of Veterinary Science – Indigenous Health Careers Access Program
Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences
English; Maths B; Chemistry; (Biological Science highly desirable)
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.
Additional selection requirements
Submit JCU internal application form by 30 September
Special admission requirements
Interview (by invitation)
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System. An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU). Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
135 credit points as per course structure
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
AG1002:03 Biological Principles for Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
AG1003:03 Plant Biology for Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
AG1004:03 Animal Biology for Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
CH1001:03 Chemistry: A Central Science
CH1020:03 Preparatory Chemistry
CP1030:03 IT Fundamentals
CU1010:03 Effective Writing
MA1020:03 Preparatory Mathematics
PH1001:03 Preparatory Physics
TV1101:03 Veterinary Professional Life 1
TV1102:03 Cell Biology and Biochemistry for Veterinary Science and Agriculture
TV1200:03 Veterinary Professional Life 2
TV1203:03 Physiology and Pharmacology for Veterinary Science
TV2001:12 Integrated Animal Structure and Function 1
TV2002:12 Integrated Animal Structure and Function 2
TV3001:12 Transitions from Health to Disease 1
TV3002:12 Transitions from Health to Disease 2
TV4001:12 Veterinary Clinical Sciences 1
TV4002:12 Veterinary Clinical Sciences 2
TV5005:03 Veterinary Clinical and Professional Practice Part 1 of 4
TV5006:09 Veterinary Clinical and Professional Practice Part 2 of 4
TV5007:03 Veterinary Clinical and Professional Practice Part 3 of 4
TV5008:09 Veterinary Clinical and Professional Practice Part 4 of 4
COURSE AVAILALE AT
Expected time to complete
6 years full-time, not available part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Candidates must successfully complete all level 1 subjects before attempting any level 2 subject.
Candidates who fail a supplementary examination will be required to repeat the relevant year of study.
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Further information about placements can be found at Enrolment Policy – Coursework Students .
Candidates may be required to undertake placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled at their own expense.
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award