Sydney Veterinary School ranked number one in Australia—again
Sydney Veterinary School is #1 in Australia—again!
The Sydney Faculty of Veterinary Science has been ranked eleventh in the world and number one in Australia in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject, cementing its position as a global leader in research and educational excellence.
The school’s core strength is their exceptional staff. Their dedicated work improves animal health, well-being and productivity and contributes to the unique roles of the profession in protecting human health, food supply and societal well-being. This work is more valuable than ever as veterinarians and animal scientists are increasingly acknowledged as playing vital roles in addressing the big issues the world faces: food security, animal conservation, control of emerging disease and protecting the health and welfare of animals.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Sydney Veterinary School
The Sydney DVM program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Students graduating from an AVMA accredited school have their degree recognized in North America and are entitled to sit the NAVLE.
Program: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Location: Camden campus (65 km southwest of Sydney) and Camperdown/Darlington campus (main campus)
Semester intake: February
Duration: 4 years
Application deadline: TBA. For the 2018 intake, applications closed September 14, 2017.
Students can apply for a position into the Sydney DVM after completing any kind of bachelor degree at a recognized university, as long as program prerequisite units of study have been met. Applicants must have completed the following prerequisite units of study at bachelor-degree level to be eligible for entry:
- general chemistry (physical and inorganic)
- organic chemistry
The minimum GPA for entry is a 2.8 on a 4.0 scale; however, places are limited and there is a strict quota for this course. Entry is highly competitive so students who have achieved the minimum GPA (and other admission requirements) are then ranked on academic performance. The higher your GPA, the better your chances of receiving an offer.