Why study the Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science

The program in veterinary science offers a higher degree qualification including formal courses and a significant project and report in veterinary pathology and diagnostics. This program provides academic enhancement of existing competencies in pathology as well as advanced research skills training, and qualifies graduates for enrolment in a higher degree.

Summary

  • Program code
    5612
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2018)
    Semester 2 (23 Jul, 2018)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    16
  • Delivery location
    Gatton
  • AQF
    Level 8

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in the area of veterinary science or an approved discipline.

Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Early exit points

Depending on your choice of courses, it might be possible to withdraw from the Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science at an early exit point and graduate with one of the following awards:

Further study options

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science have the opportunity to progress into the following programs:

Courses and Programs

Fields of study

The following is a list of fields of study available in the Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science.

When you graduate, any fields of study you have finished will be listed on your degree certificate.

Veterinary Diagnostic Pathology

Based upon the pathology and modern fields of immunopathology, molecular pathology as well as molecular biology, students can further understand the pathogenesis of diseases and improve their diagnosis techniques for the purposes of disease control, prevention and public health. The program trains veterinary students to become veterinary pathologists and improves their research activity.

You should refer to the Program Rules for more information. A full definition of "field of study" is available in the Policies and Procedures Library.

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