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Graduate Certificate of Tropical Veterinary Science

Rise to the challenge of developing better diagnosis, treatment and control methods for tropical diseases of all livestock species with JCU’s Graduate Certificate of Tropical Veterinary Science.

Above world standard

for excellence in research *ERA 2018, Veterinary Science study area

Access the best

Undertake research at Fletcherview Research Station

Professional practice

Learn to diagnose and treat



  • Townsville: February



^estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


6 months full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements

AQF Level 7 bachelor degree in veterinary science; or equivalent

Course Code


Course detail

Real stories

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    Janine Chang-Fung-Martel

    Master of Tropical Veterinary Science

    I chose the MTVS program at JCU because I was interested in a well-rounded program that gave me the opportunity to experience regional Australia, but without compromising on access to modern facilities and quality of education.

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    Professor Bruce Gummow

    Tropical Veterinary Science

    JCU Tropical Veterinary Science provides veterinarians a unique real-life experience that cannot be simulated in other places in the world, equipping them to be the world’s future disease detectives and to stand in the gap between humans and animals.