Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Turn your passion for animals into a career. There is high employability in careers working with animals including production animals, domestic animals and wildlife. Graduates may pursue opportunities in animal behaviour, veterinary technology, livestock and zoos and animal welfare organisations, or choose to complete the six-year (undergraduate and postgraduate) veterinary program and become eligible for registration as a veterinarian.

  • Ranked in top 50 in the world for animal and veterinary sciences*
  • South Australia's only veterinary school
  • Five star ranking for learner engagement and student support^

*QS World University Ranking by a Subject, 2020
^Good Universities Guide, 2019-2020

I loved the practical work we did alongside experts in the field and opportunities to help with research. I use knowledge I gained from my degree regularly in my career as a zookeeper.
  • Purpose-built veterinary teaching hospital
  • On-campus working farm
  • Co-located industry partners, like PIRSA, SARDI and ZoosSA

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