Melbourne Veterinary School applications are open for the 2016 intake
Applications for Melbourne Veterinary School in Australia for the 2016 intake are officially open via OzTREKK!
The Melbourne DVM program commenced in 2011 in Australia. Prior to this, the University of Melbourne offered a veterinary science professional degree at the undergraduate level. The DVM is a four-year, master’s level course that enables entry into the veterinary profession.
The four-year, graduate-entry Melbourne DVM degree offers veterinary students the best possible preparation for twenty-first century careers in a rapidly changing and increasingly global workforce. Students can expect to learn the latest theory and practice, with plenty of practical hands-on experience, taught by a team of leading veterinarians.
Program: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Semester intake: Late February/early March
Duration: 4 years
Application deadline: TBC. For the 2015 intake, the application deadline was December 23, 2014.
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 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.