Bachelor of Veterinary Technology

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

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a fulfilling journey towards becoming a vital contributor to animal healthcare and welfare with our Bachelor of Veterinary Technology program. Designed to equip you with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills, this program prepares you for a rewarding career as a para-veterinary healthcare specialist.

Throughout the Bachelor of Veterinary Technology, you’ll delve into a diverse range of subjects including basic sciences such as chemistry, biochemistry, and mathematics. You’ll also explore animal handling and care, welfare and behavior, nutrition, disease mechanisms, and diagnostic techniques. Moreover, you’ll gain insight into clinical aspects of small and large animal health, surgical and medical nursing principles, and veterinary practice management.


As you progress through the program, you’ll have the opportunity to tailor your education to your interests and career aspirations. Choose from a variety of elective courses including agribusiness, equine science, wildlife science, and animal production, allowing you to deepen your expertise in specific areas of veterinary technology. Additionally, you can enhance your skills by concurrently enrolling in complementary programs such as the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing or the Certificate III in Rural Operations.

Upon graduation, you’ll possess the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue a fulfilling career across a wide spectrum of industries. Whether you aspire to work in clinical settings, commercial enterprises, research institutions, education, diagnostics, zoos, or agricultural enterprises, our program equips you with the versatility and competence to thrive in diverse environments. Furthermore, the Bachelor of Veterinary Technology serves as an excellent pathway into advanced studies such as the Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) program, opening doors to further opportunities in the field of veterinary medicine.

Admission Requirements

  • Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) with specific subject prerequisites including General English, Mathematics, and recommended subjects in Biology, Chemistry, and/or Physics.
  • Meet English language proficiency requirements through tests such as IELTS, TOEFL iBT, or PTE Academic.
  • Applied Animal Biology
  • Applied Animal Physiology
  • Professional Studies for Veterinary Technology
  • Surgical Principles and Practices

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $48,160
  • Domestic:$6,934

Future Career Outcomes

Our program produces graduates who are well-prepared to meet the demands of the evolving veterinary industry. With a strong foundation in theoretical knowledge and practical skills, our alumni excel in various roles across the veterinary healthcare spectrum. Whether working in clinical practice, research, education, or industry, our graduates make significant contributions to animal health, welfare, and society at large.

Visa Requirements:

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