Doctor of Veterinary Medicine University of Melbourne

4.0 out of 5 from 4 reviews
Masters Degree
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Melbourne Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) is Australia’s first graduate-entry, professional veterinary science qualification. The DVM is based on the latest global thinking in veterinary science practice, teaching and learning.

As a NEW Generation Melbourne DVM student, you will take part in our unique Tracks program. Tracks prepare you best for your chosen career path by concentrating your studies on a particular area of clinical interest and gaining complementary industry-ready skills and knowledge. This represents the latest international education models and enables you to stand out from the crowd upon graduation.

The DVM curriculum has been developed around five learning domains, which infuse every subject and are based around the attributes of a veterinary scientist:
The scientific basis of clinical practice
Ethics and animal welfare
Biosecurity and population health
Clinical skills
Personal and professional development

Graduates of the Melbourne Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) are internationally accredited to work overseas.
You will be equipped to solve problems, draw on...

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July 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: although there is a lot of theory, you get to meet a lot of people who share the same passion as you do and during the course there is a lot of chances for you to do some animal handling particularly with large animals such as diary cows, beef cattle, sheep and horses.

Negatives: timetable can be a bit overwhelm...

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April 2018
Year completed 2019

Positive aspects would be how hands on the course is overall as we get chances to dissect and handle animals in order to learn anatomy of each animal. It also provides us the chance to do placements at different animal industries and locations which allows us to travel overseas if we wish to!

My advice to future students i...

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April 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: the information we learn is very interesting and to be able to apply that knowledge into the clinical cases that we see is very rewarding.

Negatives: it is a very intense course that requires a lot of hard work and effort from its students and of course a lot of passion. It’s hard to sustain a constant level of...

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April 2018
Year completed 2019

Studied bachelor of science major in animal health before this course.

Positive: Things that were taught are very relevant, clinical scenarios provided as well so we will be prepared enough as a fresh grad Vet.

Negative: although I’ve got 3 hours of practicals everyday, not all of them are as hands on as I’d like it to ...

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