Bachelor of Veterinary Technology
Southern Cross University - Lismore

Course outline

The Bachelor of Veterinary Technology provides the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to operate as a Veterinary Technologist in Australia or New Zealand. Students develop a strong theoretical understanding of a veterinary health care team philosophy, focusing on areas such as anatomy and physiology, animal nutrition and reproduction, clinical pathology and microbiology, radiography, and pharmacology. Graduates will have a solid understanding of veterinary medicine and animal care, supported by ongoing work experience in general veterinary practice settings and comprehensive clinical skills training. The course includes up to 24 weeks of professional placement in general veterinary practice and animal health settings.
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Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
Biology and/or Chemistry
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Career opportunities

Graduates will be able to practise in Australia and New Zealand in settings including veterinary practices and clinics, veterinary hospitals, agricultural businesses, zoos and wildlife sanctuaries.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$12,720 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Primary industries and environment, Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

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