Doctor of Veterinary Clinical Science

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

PhD / Doctorate


42 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey with our Doctor of Veterinary Clinical Science program, tailored to elevate seasoned veterinarians to the pinnacle of their profession. Over 3.5 rigorous years, immerse yourself in a comprehensive curriculum merging advanced coursework, hands-on clinical training, and groundbreaking research opportunities. Our program isn’t just about obtaining a degree; it’s a gateway to becoming a certified specialist, poised to make significant contributions to veterinary medicine.


Dive deep into the heart of veterinary excellence within our $100 million state-of-the-art facilities. From our cutting-edge small animal hospital to our specialized equine facility and diagnostic laboratory, every aspect of your learning experience is meticulously crafted to push boundaries and expand horizons. Fuel your intellectual curiosity by delving into a thesis of your choosing, where you’ll uncover new insights and confront complex questions head-on. As an accredited institution recognized by esteemed bodies like the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council, the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, and the American Veterinary Medical Association, we ensure that your journey is backed by unwavering credibility and prestige.

Admission Requirements

  • BVSc(Hons) with honors class IIB or higher; OR
  • Postgraduate degree in Veterinary Science of at least one year full-time equivalent, including relevant experience and an overall GPA of 5; OR
  • BVSc or equivalent plus two years of relevant experience, or one-year internship under the supervision of a registered veterinary specialist. Applicants must demonstrate their qualifications to the Head of School and Dean of the Graduate School, potentially through an interview process. Additionally, applicants must meet the eligibility criteria for registration with the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland.
  • Students in this program have to complete a thesis, coursework and clinical work to develop their skills to specialist level.

Your fees will vary according to your academic field, study load and whether you study internally or remotely.

Future Career Outcomes

Join a league of distinguished alumni who have successfully carved their paths in diverse sectors of veterinary medicine. From leading roles in renowned research institutions to pioneering positions in public health agencies, our graduates are at the forefront of innovation and impact. As industries evolve, our program equips you with the essential skills and knowledge demanded by the dynamic job market, ensuring your readiness to thrive in any professional landscape.

Visa Requirements:

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