Bachelor of Veterinary Technology
Equip yourself with the theoretical and practical skills for a rewarding career as a para-veterinary healthcare specialist, working in animal health and welfare.
In the Bachelor of Veterinary Technology, you'll study animal handling and care, welfare and behaviour, applied and clinical nutrition, mechanisms of animal disease and diagnostic techniques.
You'll also learn about clinical aspects of small and large animal health, veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics, veterinary surgical and medical nursing principles, and veterinary practice management.
As you progress through the program, you can choose from a wide range of elective courses to broaden or focus your skills, or pursue an area of interest. Elective options include equine exercise and rehabilitation, veterinary laboratory diagnostics, or molecular and quantitative genetics.
You can also enhance your skills by concurrently enrolling in the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, the Certificate III in Rural Operations or the Farm Ready program.
You'll graduate with the skills and knowledge to take on a leadership role across a broad range of animal-related fields.
- Learn from internationally regarded academics in the world-class animal health facilities at UQ’s Gatton campus.
- Gain veterinary industry expertise, as well as critical thinking, problem-solving and self-directed learning skills.
- Benefit from practical sessions and off-campus studies throughout the program, including a total of 19 weeks on clinical rotation and placement in your third year.
- Graduate well-prepared for supervisory and management roles in a range of animal-related fields.
Gatton, UQ’s rural campus, is located in the Lockyer Valley, 87 kilometres west of Brisbane’s city centre, and halfway between Ipswich and Toowoomba. On this sprawling campus, which dates back to 1897, you’ll find world-class teaching and research facilities in agriculture, animals, veterinary science and the environment. It’s also a working farm, with more than 1000 hectares of dairy, pig, crop and grazing units, as well as post-harvest facilities and greenhouses. Gatton’s agricultural learning facilities sit against a backdrop of historical homesteads, sporting amenities, and community fruit and vegetable gardens.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
- Veterinary technician
- Laboratory technician
- Production processing technician
- Veterinary pathologist
- Quality assurance officer
- Veterinary nurse
- Biosecurity officer
- Veterinary clinical nutrition technician
- Veterinary pharmaceutical representative
- Clinical academic
2 years of Post-Study Work (PSW) rights to international students post completion of their respective Bachelor's
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
All international applicants need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12 (or an equivalent qualification) and meet the minimum entry score for this program.
Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C). Biology, Chemistry and/or Physics are recommended subjects.
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- Course Code: 087886D
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
- Duration: 03 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: 100 AUD
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