Melbourne Vet School visit to Canada

22 September 2014

What’s it like to study veterinary medicine at the prestigious University of Melbourne? Well, wonder no more because the Melbourne Veterinary School representatives will be visiting Canada! Everyone is welcome to attend!
University of British Columbia
Date: Tuesday, September 30
Time: 6pm
Venue: Macmillan 350, University of British Columbia
University of Alberta
Date: Thursday, October 2
Time: 5pm
Venue: University of Alberta
University of Guelph
Date: Monday, October 6
Time: 11pm – 2pm
Venue: University Centre (UC), University of Guelph
This is a great opportunity for you to find out more about the Melbourne DVM!

About the University of Melbourne’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program

Program title: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Semester intake: Late February/early March 2015
Program duration: 4 years
Application deadline: December 23, 2014. It is recommended that students apply at least three months prior to the program start date.
Entry Requirements
Eligible applicants must have completed

  • an undergraduate science degree (minimum three-year degree with majors in Agriculture, Animal Science, Biochemistry, Biomedicine, Physiology or Zoology); and
  • prerequisite subjects including at least one semester of study in each of cell biology or general biology, and biochemistry.

Selection into the University of Melbourne’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program will be primarily based on academic achievement. Selection will be based on results (grades) obtained in your final year undergraduate science subjects as well as your second last year (penultimate) undergraduate science subjects, weighted 75:25 toward the final year subjects. Applicants with a 75% average or above should apply.
The University of Melbourne may conduct interviews in order to clarify aspects of an applicant’s application, and students may be asked to provide references or evidence to demonstrate their interest in a veterinary career.

Apply to Melbourne Veterinary School!


Do you have questions about Melbourne Veterinary School and the DVM program? Contact OzTREKK’s Australian Veterinary Schools Officer Rachel Brady at or call 1-866-698-7355 (toll free in Canada) and find out how you can study in Australia.