Bachelor of Veterinary Science with Honours

Administration and Availability Information

Course Code

71509

Version

1

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of the Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree from James Cook University.

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.

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 7.0 with no component lower than 7.0 is required (Band 3 at JCU).

Additional selection requirements

Candidates must satisfy the School requirements relating to the necessary standard of academic achievement.

Special admission requirements

Interview (by invitation)

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points as per course structure

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Options

Select full-time or part-time honours

Full Time Honours (71509-FT-HONS)

TV5101:12  Veterinary Science Honours Part 1 of 2

TV5102:12  Veterinary Science Honours Part 2 of 2

Part Time Honours (71509-PT-HONS)

TV5103:06  Veterinary Science Honours Part 1 of 4

TV5104:06  Veterinary Science Honours Part 2 of 4

TV5105:06  Veterinary Science Honours Part 3 of 4

TV5106:06  Veterinary Science Honours Part 4 of 4

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not eligible

Maximum allowed

Nil

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Available as an additional year of study

Eligibility

By invitation of the Head of School

Normally a minimum average grade of Credit is required in the pass degree subjects relevant to the field in which Honours is to be taken.