Master of Veterinary Studies

Course 882-AA (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009.

Year and Campus: 2009
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate


Postgraduate Coordinator

Faculty of Veterinary Science

University of Melbourne

Victoria 3010 Australia

+61 (0)3 8344 0357

Course Overview:

This course is not currently offered.

This course provides students with advanced training in a specialised area of Veterinary Science.


This course has as its objectives that graduates:

  • have achieved a breadth and depth of knowledge in a particular discipline or set of related disciplines within veterinary science;
  • have attained an advanced level of appropriate diagnostic, therapeutic and technical (including instrumentation) skills;
  • have developed preliminary research skills, including the ability to search and critically review literature, and other relevant data bases, define questions/hypotheses, design and execute experimental studies, analyse and interpret results and to write reports/papers;
  • can be effective in scientific communication at the professional and community levels, through both the spoken and written medium;
  • have developed interpersonal and organisation skills towards leadership within the profession and the community.

Course Structure & Available Subjects: One compulsory research project subject plus one subject in the relevant area.
Subject Options: One compulsory subject: Research Project (250-620 Full time; 250-621 Part time) plus one of the following

Small Animal Medicine & Surgery (250-610 Full time; 250-611 Part time). Not currently available

Small Animal Surgery (250-630 Full time; 250-631 Part time). Not currently available

Small Animal Medicine (250-632 Full time; 250-633 Part time). Not currently available

Equine Medicine & Surgery (250-614 Full time; 250-615 Part time). Not currently available

Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging (250-616 Full time; 250-617 Part time). Not currently available

Sheep & Beef Cattle Health & Production (250-612 Full time; 250-613 Part time) Not currently available

Dairy Medicine & Management (250-628 Full time; 250-629 Part time). Not currently available

Veterinary Pathology (250-603 Full time; 250-604 Part time). Not currently available

Zoo Animals & Wildlife Medicine (250-617 Full time; 250-618 Part time). Not currently available

Entry Requirements: A BVSc (usually honours level) or recognised equivalent qualification. International students should be aware of the English language requirements.
Core Participation Requirements: -
Graduate Attributes: -
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