Doctor of Veterinary Clinical Science
- Extend your expertise and scientific knowledge in areas such as case management, clinical record keeping, epidemiology and research methods
- Learn in $100 million facilities including a small animal hospital, an equine specialist hospital and a diagnostic laboratory
- Write a thesis on a topic of your choice and be inspired and challenged to explore new ideas and develop greater understanding of complex questions
- Study at a university fully accredited by the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council, the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and the American Veterinary Medical Association
What you'll study
Students in this program have to complete a thesis, coursework and clinical work to develop their skills to specialist level.
Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
- Anatomical pathologist
- Avian and exotics veterinarian
- Equine veterinarian
- Equine surgical veterinarian
- Small animal veterinarian (emergency and critical care)
- Small animal veterinarian (internal medicine)
Fees and Scholarships
Indicative annual fee
Your supervisor will be responsible for all necessary costs for your project, including:
- Resource and facility costs for clinical training at Gatton
- Resource and facility costs for research training at Gatton.
Funding might also be available for research that is not essential but will enhance your experience at UQ.
Scholarships are only available when a residency vacancy becomes available. Scholarships will be advertised on the UQ Scholarships website.
Successful applicants will receive a $45,000 tax free living stipend for the duration of the program.
How to apply
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants
For support with applying - or if you have any questions about Uni - get in touch with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit.