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Graduate Diploma of Tropical Veterinary Science

Rise to the challenge of developing better diagnosis, treatment and control methods for tropical diseases of all livestock species.

Professional practice

Learn to diagnose and treat

Pursue your passion

Specialise your skills

Skills to succeed

Research and technology skills



  • Townsville: February



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

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible


1 year full-time

Entry Requirements

AQF Level 7 bachelor degree in veterinary science; or equivalent



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.