Bachelor of Veterinary Technology (Honours)

Study Discipline: Medical & Health Sciences
Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Elevate your expertise in Veterinary Technology through our Bachelor of Veterinary Technology (Honours) program, where you’ll undertake additional practical studies and an honours research project to expand your skills and knowledge in this dynamic field.

During the honours year, you’ll delve deeper into advanced training in clinical, regulatory, diagnostic, or other para-professional streams relevant to veterinary technologists. This immersive experience will not only enhance your practical skills but also cultivate your research acumen through an honours research project. Whether your passion lies in equine exercise and rehabilitation, veterinary laboratory diagnostics, or molecular and quantitative genetics, you’ll have the opportunity to pursue specialized knowledge in a topic of personal interest.


The advanced clinical training component involves hands-on experience either at the prestigious UQ Veterinary Teaching Hospital or through approved external placements. Under the guidance of experienced supervisors, you’ll receive personalized mentorship to refine your skills and knowledge, preparing you for a successful career in the veterinary industry or further postgraduate studies.

Distinguish yourself in the field of veterinary technology and broaden your career horizons with our Bachelor of Veterinary Technology (Honours) program. Through advanced professional training and specialized research opportunities, you’ll position yourself for enhanced employment prospects and academic achievements.

Engage in advanced clinical training at renowned facilities such as UQ’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital, gaining invaluable practical experience under the guidance of industry experts. Complement your clinical skills with an honours research project, where you’ll explore cutting-edge topics and contribute to the advancement of veterinary science.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Technology (or equivalent) with a minimum GPA of 5.0 on a 7-point scale.
  • Secure an honours project and supervisor, fulfilling any additional requirements set by the head of school.
  • Meet English language proficiency requirements through recognized tests such as IELTS, TOEFL iBT, or PTE Academic.
  • Epidemiological and Research Methods for Animal and Veterinary Biosciences
  • Veterinary Technology Honours Practicum
  • Honours Research Project in Veterinary Technology

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $48,160
  • Domestic:$12,720

Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates emerge with advanced skills and knowledge that are highly sought after in the veterinary industry. Whether pursuing roles in clinical practice, research institutions, regulatory bodies, or academia, our alumni excel in diverse career paths. With a strong foundation in both practical training and research, our graduates are well-equipped to meet the evolving demands of the veterinary profession.

Visa Requirements:

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