School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences
We continue to assemble a team of world-class animal and veterinary academics who collectively bring together a wealth of research knowledge and opportunities for the School.
With a strong student focus and teaching excellence, we are developing leading-edge veterinary and animal sciences curricula. The programs focus on educating students for careers across a wide range of animal-based disciplines.
The first three years of the veterinary program deliver the stand-alone degree BSc Veterinary Bioscience and the next three years is a post-graduate coursework degree, the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM). Completion of both degrees is required for graduates wishing to register as veterinarians throughout Australia and overseas in countries currently accepting graduates of Australasian veterinary schools.
This school also offers a three-year BSc (Animal Science) program with the option to continue into a fourth year for an honours degree. The honours program provides an excellent pathway into further, post-graduate research and our graduates have taken up many excellent positions in the animal and pharmaceutical industries, government and corporate organisations or in their own businesses.
In addition to the undergraduate students, we have students pursuing higher degrees by research in Masters and PhD programs. Including students across all our programs there are now around 650 students in the school and over 100 staff on the Roseworthy campus. The campus is a vibrant and exciting centre for undergraduate teaching, post-graduate training and clinical service and is fast becoming the major animal and veterinary research centre for the State.