Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Biosciences La Trobe University

4.0 out of 5 from 1 review
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

This degree offers you a strong scientific foundation to work with both domesticated and captive wild animals. Your studies will go beyond animal health to include ecology, genetics, biotechnology and animal physiology.

You'll complete hands-on studies in animal and agricultural science, microbiology, zoology and metabolic biochemistry. This knowledge provides the basis for further research in the field and is a pathway to postgraduate study in veterinary science.

You'll have access to our wildlife sanctuary, made up of 30 hectares of bushland and home to protected fauna. This fully operating sanctuary offers workshops and seminars on topics such as wetlands ecology and the propagation of indigenous plants.

Our graduates have gone on to work with Agriculture Australia, the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service and animal welfare organisations such as the RSPCA.

Additional Information

Between semesters you may take on paid work experience with any of our industry partners, including government agencies, research houses and start-...

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July 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: The animal and agriculture subjects are fun and interesting. The labs in which the experiments or science workshops are done in are well equipped and it’s very enjoyable.

Negatives: As with most unis, sometimes you have to to electives when you just want to get on with your coursework. You have to do two chemist...

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