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Applying for the Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours)

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UQ has introduced a situational judgement test for the Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours).

The situational judgement test used by UQ is called CASPer, which applicants sit online. You will have to sit the test if you are applying to study the Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) from:

  • 2019 for domestic students
  • 2020 for international students.

Along with the test, you still have to meet all other entry requirements for the program. These are displayed under 'Program details' on the Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) page. 

Domestic applicants who apply through QTAC will have to complete the test to be considered for a place in the program.

About the test

We recognise that skills and attributes such as resilience, critical thinking and communication are essential for veterinarians, but are not always reflected in academic performance alone.

The situational judgement test will be used to select and identify applicants who are best suited to the rigours of veterinary science and the profession.

Tests are scheduled for September and October 2018. Exact dates are available on the CASPer website, and registration is now open until the day before the scheduled October exam date.

When taking the CASPer test, you will need access to a computer, internet connection and webcam. Using a tablet to take the test is not recommended.

There are no designated testing centres; the test can be completed anywhere that a reliable internet connection is available. System checks and internet connection speed tests are included in the registration process.

Find out more about the CASPer test, including:

You must lodge your QTAC application before you can register with CASPer.

Applicants can't add the Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) as a preference to their QTAC application after the October 2018 CASPer testing session is finished.

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