Bachelor of Veterinary Biology / Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Errata
Item Errata Date
1.

The prerequisites have been removed for the following unit:

MATH1013 Mathematical Modelling

12/12/2018
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Year 1

Year 1 has the following 48 credit point structure: a core (36 credit points), and electives (12 credit points) selected from the lists below.
Core Units of Study
BIOL1006
Life and Evolution
6    A HSC Biology. Students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (offered in February).
N BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1906 or BIOL1996
Semester 1
or
BIOL1906
Life and Evolution (Advanced)
6    A 85 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent.
N BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1006 or BIOL1996

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
or
BIOL1996
Life and Evolution (SSP)
6    A 90 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1006 or BIOL1906 or BIOL1993 or BIOL1998

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
BIOL1007
From Molecules to Ecosystems
6    A HSC Biology. Students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (offered in February).
N BIOL1907 or BIOL1997
Semester 2
or
BIOL1907
From Molecules to Ecosystems (Advanced)
6    A 85 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1007 or BIOL1997

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
or
BIOL1997
From Molecules to Ecosystems (SSP)
6    A 90 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1007 or BIOL1907

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
CHEM1111
Chemistry 1A
6    A Students who have not completed HSC Chemistry (or equivalent) and HSC Mathematics (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Chemistry and Mathematics Bridging Courses (offered in February)
N CHEM1001 or CHEM1101 or CHEM1901 or CHEM1903 or CHEM1109 or CHEM1011 or CHEM1911 or CHEM1991


Students who have not completed secondary school chemistry are strongly advised to instead complete Fundamentals of Chemistry 1A in the first semester of the calendar year (unless you require 12 credit points of Chemistry and are commencing in semester 2). You should also take the Chemistry Bridging Course in advance (offered in February, and online year-round http://sydney.edu.au/science/chemistry/studying-chemistry/bridging-course.shtml).
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
or
CHEM1911
Chemistry 1A (Advanced)
6    A 80 or above in HSC Chemistry or equivalent
N CHEM1001 or CHEM1101 or CHEM1901 or CHEM1903 or CHEM1109 or CHEM1011 or CHEM1111 or CHEM1991

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
or
CHEM1991
Chemistry 1A (Special Studies Program)
6    A 90 or above in HSC Chemistry or equivalent
N CHEM1001 or CHEM1101 or CHEM1901 or CHEM1903 or CHEM1109 or CHEM1011 or CHEM1111 or CHEM1911

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
CHEM1112
Chemistry 1B
6    P CHEM1111 or CHEM1911 or CHEM1991 or CHEM1101 or CHEM1901 or CHEM1903 or (75 or above in CHEM1011 or CHEM1001)
N CHEM1002 or CHEM1102 or CHEM1902 or CHEM1904 or CHEM1108 or CHEM1012 or CHEM1912 or CHEM1992
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
or
CHEM1912
Chemistry 1B (Advanced)
6    P CHEM1911 or CHEM1991 or CHEM1901 or CHEM1903 or (75 or above in CHEM1111 or CHEM1101) or (90 or above in HSC Chemistry or equivalent)
N CHEM1002 or CHEM1102 or CHEM1902 or CHEM1904 or CHEM1108 or CHEM1012 or CHEM1112 or CHEM1992


Students who commence in semester 2 are strongly advised that you would be better served by taking the mainstream level units in sequence, Chemistry 1A before Chemistry 1B, rather than the Advanced units in the opposite order.
Semester 2
or
CHEM1992
Chemistry 1B (Special Studies Program)
6    P 75 or above in CHEM1991 or CHEM1903 or (90 or above in HSC Chemistry or equivalent)
N CHEM1002 or CHEM1102 or CHEM1902 or CHEM1904 or CHEM1108 or CHEM1012 or CHEM1112 or CHEM1912


Entry is by invitation. This unit of study is deemed to be an Advanced unit of study. Students who commence in semester 2 are strongly advised that you would be better served by taking the mainstream level units in sequence, Chemistry 1A before Chemistry 1B, rather than the Special Studies Program units in the opposite order.
Semester 2
ENVX1002
Introduction to Statistical Methods
6    N ENVX1001 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or MATH1015 or MATH1115 or DATA1001 or DATA1901 or BUSS1020 or STAT1021 or ECMT1010


Available as a degree core unit only in the Agriculture, Animal and Veterinary Bioscience, and Food and Agribusiness streams
Semester 1
AVBS1002
Concepts of Animal Management
6    A AGEN1004 or BIOL1XXX or AVBS1003
N AGEN2006
Semester 2
Or (for students who commenced the course in or before 2017)
AVBS1003
Animals and Us
6      Semester 1
Electives
Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience (Progression Strategy) for students who commenced the course in or before 2017
ENVI1003
Global Challenges: Food, Water, Climate
6      Semester 2
AVBS1002
Concepts of Animal Management
6    A AGEN1004 or BIOL1XXX or AVBS1003
N AGEN2006
Semester 2
Bachelor of Science (Progression Strategy) for students who commenced the course in or before 2017
GEOS1001
Earth, Environment and Society
6    N GEOS1901 or GEOG1001 or GEOG1002 or GEOL1001 or GEOL1002 or GEOL1902 or ENSY1001
Semester 1
PSYC1001
Psychology 1001
6   

This unit is also offered in the Sydney Summer School. For more information consult the web site: http://sydney.edu.au/summer/
Semester 1
Summer Main
PHYS1001
Physics 1 (Regular)
6    A HSC Physics or PHYS1003 or PHYS1004 or PHYS1902 or equivalent. Students who have not completed HSC Physics (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Physics Bridging Course (offered in February). Students are also encouraged to take (MATH1X21 or MATH1931 or MATH1X01 or MATH1906) and MATH1X02 concurrently.
N PHYS1002 or PHYS1901 or EDUH1017 or PHYS1903
Intensive July
Semester 1
PHYS1004
Physics 1 (Environmental and Life Science)
6    A HSC Physics or PHYS1001 or PHYS1002 or PHYS1901 or equivalent. Students who have not completed HSC Physics (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Physics Bridging Course (offered in February). Students are also encouraged to take (MATH1X23 or MATH1933 or MATH1X03 or MATH1907) and MATH1X05 concurrently.
N PHYS1003 or PHYS1902 or PHYS1904


It is recommended that PHYS1001 or PHYS1002 or PHYS1901 be completed before this unit
Semester 2
MATH1004
Discrete Mathematics
3    A HSC Mathematics or MATH1111. Students who have not completed HSC Mathematics (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Mathematics Bridging Course (offered in February).
N MATH1904 or MATH1064 or MATH2011
Semester 2
MATH1013
Mathematical Modelling
3    A HSC Mathematics or a credit or higher in MATH1111. Students who have not completed HSC Mathematics (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Mathematics Bridging Course (offered in February). Please note: this unit does not normally lead to a major in Mathematics or Statistics or Financial Mathematics and Statistics.
P NSW HSC 2 unit Mathematics or equivalent or a credit or above in MATH1111
N MATH1003 or MATH1903 or MATH1907 or MATH1023 or MATH1923 or MATH1933
Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH1014
Introduction to Linear Algebra
3    A HSC Mathematics or MATH1111. Students who have not completed HSC Mathematics (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Mathematics Bridging Course (offered in February). Please note: this unit does not normally lead to a major in Mathematics or Statistics or Financial Mathematics and Statistics.
N MATH1012 or MATH1002 or MATH1902
Semester 2
Summer Main
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Animal and Veterinary Bioscience) (Progression Strategy) for students commencing the course in or after 2018
AVBS1003
Animals and Us
6      Semester 1
And 6 credit points of 1000-level units from any of the areas of study listed in Science Table A
Bachelor of Science (Progression Strategy) for students commencing the course in or after 2018
6 credit points of MATH1XXX units from the BSc Core units of study, and
6 credit points of 1000-level units from any of the areas of study listed in Science Table A, excluding Mathematics units of study

Year 2

Year 2 has the following 48 credit point structure: a core (30 credit points), and electives (18 credit points) selected from the lists below.
Core Units of Study for students commencing the course in or after 2018
AVBS2001
Introductory Veterinary Pathogenesis
6    A The basic structure, morphology, metabolism and behaviour of bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Fundamental histological structure and function of cells and key tissues, including blood vessels, skin, liver, lung, kidneys, intestine, and organs and cells of the immune system (lymph node, spleen, white blood cells).
P 12cp of (BIOL1XX6 or BIOL1XX7 or BIOL1XX1 or BIOL1XX2 or MBLG1XX1)
Semester 2
AVBS2004
Animal Nutrition
6    N ANSC3101
Semester 2
AVBS2005
Animal Energetics and Homeostasis
6    A Knowledge and concepts from BIOL1XX7
N VETS1032
Semester 1
AVBS2007
Animal Structure and Function
6    P 6cp from BIOL1XXX
N ANSC3103 or ANSC3104
Semester 1
GEGE2001
Genetics and Genomics
6    A Mendellian genetics, mechanisms of evolution, molecular and chromosomal bases of inheritance, and gene regulation and expression.
N GENE2002 or MBLG2972 or GEGE2901 or MBLG2072
Semester 1
Semester 2
or
GEGE2901
Genetics and Genomics (Advanced)
6    A Mendellian genetics, mechanisms of evolution, molecular and chromosomal bases of inheritance, and gene regulation and expression.
P Annual average mark of at least 70
N GENE2002 or MBLG2072 or GEGE2001 or MBLG2972
Semester 1
Semester 2
Core Units of Study for students who commenced the course in or before 2017
AVBS2001
Introductory Veterinary Pathogenesis
6    A The basic structure, morphology, metabolism and behaviour of bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Fundamental histological structure and function of cells and key tissues, including blood vessels, skin, liver, lung, kidneys, intestine, and organs and cells of the immune system (lymph node, spleen, white blood cells).
P 12cp of (BIOL1XX6 or BIOL1XX7 or BIOL1XX1 or BIOL1XX2 or MBLG1XX1)
Semester 2
AVBS2004
Animal Nutrition
6    N ANSC3101
Semester 2
AVBS2007
Animal Structure and Function
6    P 6cp from BIOL1XXX
N ANSC3103 or ANSC3104
Semester 1
GEGE2001
Genetics and Genomics
6    A Mendellian genetics, mechanisms of evolution, molecular and chromosomal bases of inheritance, and gene regulation and expression.
N GENE2002 or MBLG2972 or GEGE2901 or MBLG2072
Semester 1
Semester 2
or
GEGE2901
Genetics and Genomics (Advanced)
6    A Mendellian genetics, mechanisms of evolution, molecular and chromosomal bases of inheritance, and gene regulation and expression.
P Annual average mark of at least 70
N GENE2002 or MBLG2072 or GEGE2001 or MBLG2972
Semester 1
Semester 2
Students who commenced the course in or before 2017 are advised to take GEGE2X01 in semester 1.
AVBS2005
Animal Energetics and Homeostasis
6    A Knowledge and concepts from BIOL1XX7
N VETS1032
Semester 1

Electives

Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience (Progression Strategy) for students who commenced the course in or before 2017
BIOL2032
Australian Wildlife Biology
6    N ANSC2005
Semester 2
ENVX2001
Applied Statistical Methods
6    P [6cp from (ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or BIOM1003 or MATH1011 or MATH1015 or DATA1001 or DATA1901)] OR [3cp from (MATH1XX1 or MATH1906 or MATH1XX3 or MATH1907) and an additional 3cp from (MATH1XX5)]


Available as a degree core unit only in the Agriculture, Animal and Veterinary Bioscience, and Food and Agribusiness streams
Semester 1
Bachelor of Science (Progression Strategy) - subject to approval for students who commenced the course in or before 2017
BCMB2001
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
6    P 6cp of (BIOL1XX7 or MBLG1XXX) and 6cp of (CHEM1XX1 or CHEM1903)
N BCHM2072 or BCHM2972 or MBLG2071 or MBLG2971 or BMED2405 or BCMB2901 or MEDS2003
Semester 1
BCMB2901
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Advanced)
6    P A mark of at least 70 from (BIOL1XX7 or MBLG1XX1) and (CHEM1XX1 or CHEM1903)
N BCHM2072 or BCHM2972 or MBLG2071 or MBLG2971 or BMED2405 or BCMB2001 or MEDS2003
Semester 1
BCMB2002
Proteins in Cells
6    P 6cp of (BIOL1XX7 or MBLG1XXX) and 6cp of (CHEM1XX1 or CHEM1903)
N BCHM2071 or BCHM2971 or BCMB2902
Semester 2
BCMB2902
Proteins in Cells (Advanced)
6    P A mark of at least 70 from (BIOL1XX7 or MBLG1XX1) and (CHEM1XX1 or CHEM1903)
N BCHM2071 or BCHM2971 or BCMB2002
Semester 2
BIOL2021
Zoology
6    A BIOL1XXX or MBLG1XXX
N BIOL2921 or BIOL2011 or BIOL2911 or BIOL2012 or BIOL2912
Semester 1
BIOL2022
Biology Experimental Design and Analysis
6    A BIOL1XXX or MBLG1XXX
P 6cp from (BIOL1XXX or MBLG1XXX or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or DATA1001 or MATH1XX5)
N BIOL2922 or BIOL3006 or BIOL3906 or ENVX2001
Semester 2
CHEM2401
Molecular Reactivity and Spectroscopy
6    A 6cp MATH1XXX
P (CHEM1XX1 or CHEM1903) and (CHEM1XX2 or CHEM1904)
N CHEM2001 or CHEM2101 or CHEM2301 or CHEM2311 or CHEM2502 or CHEM2901 or CHEM2903 or CHEM2911 or CHEM2915


This is a required chemistry unit of study for students intending to major in chemistry.
Semester 1
CHEM2402
Chemical Structure and Stability
6    A 6cp MATH1XXX
P (CHEM1XX1 or CHEM1903) and (CHEM1XX2 or CHEM1904)
N CHEM2202 or CHEM2302 or CHEM2902 or CHEM2912 or CHEM2916


This is a required chemistry unit of study for students intending to major in chemistry.
Semester 2
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Animal and Veterinary Bioscience) (Progression Strategy) for students commencing the course in or after 2018
ENVX2001
Applied Statistical Methods
6    P [6cp from (ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or BIOM1003 or MATH1011 or MATH1015 or DATA1001 or DATA1901)] OR [3cp from (MATH1XX1 or MATH1906 or MATH1XX3 or MATH1907) and an additional 3cp from (MATH1XX5)]


Available as a degree core unit only in the Agriculture, Animal and Veterinary Bioscience, and Food and Agribusiness streams
Semester 1
And 12 credit points of 2000-level units from Science Table A that enables the completion of a second major.
Bachelor of Science (Progression Strategy) for students commencing the course in or after 2018
18 credit points of 2000-level units from Science Table A

Years 3 to 6

Candidates who successfully complete the progression requirements enrol in the units of study for the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.
The requirements for the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree are set out in the Science Postgraduate Handbook.

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Year 1 has the following 48 credit point structure:

VETS6101
The Veterinary Professional 1
3    A One semester of study in each of: general chemistry (physical and inorganic), organic chemistry, biology and biochemistry.
Semester 1
VETS6102
Professional Skills 1A
6    A Basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice; empathy for and confidence in interactions with animals, One semester of study in each of general chemistry (physical and inorganic), organic chemistry, biology and biochemistry.
Semester 1
VETS6103
Research and Enquiry 1A
3      Semester 1
VETS6104
Foundations of Veterinary Science A
12    A One semester of study in each of general chemistry (physical and inorganic), organic chemistry, biology and biochemistry.
Semester 1
VETS6105
Animal Management Systems 1
3    A Basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice, one semester of study in each of general chemistry (physical and inorganic), organic chemistry, biology and biochemistry
P VETS6102
Semester 2
VETS6106
Professional Skills 1B
6    A Basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice; empathy for and confidence in interactions with animals, one semester of study in each of general chemistry (physical and inorganic), organic chemistry, biology and biochemistry
P VETS6102
Semester 2
VETS6107
Research and Enquiry 1B
3    P VETS6103
Semester 2
VETS6108
Foundations of Veterinary Science B
12    A 2 semesters of chemistry, 1 semester of biology, 1 semester of biochemistry
P VETS6104
Semester 2

Year 2 has the following 48 credit point structure:

VETS6201
The Veterinary Professional 2
3    P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108
Semester 1
VETS6202
Professional Skills 2A
6    P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108


It is assumed that student have a basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice; empathy for and confidence in interactions with animals
Semester 1
VETS6203
Research and Enquiry 2A
3    P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108
Semester 1
VETS6204
Principles of Animal Disease A
12    P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108
Semester 1
VETS6205
Animal Management Systems 2
3    P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204


It is assumed that students have a basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice, biology and biochemistry
Semester 2
VETS6206
Professional Skills 2B
6    P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204


It is assumed that student have a basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice; empathy for and confidence in interactions with animals
Semester 2
VETS6207
Research and Enquiry 2B
3    P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204
Semester 2
VETS6208
Principles of Animal Disease B
12    P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204
Semester 2

Year 3 has the following 48 credit point structure:

VETS6301
Veterinary Public Practice
3    P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208
Semester 1
VETS6302
Clinical Foundations
3    P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208
Semester 1
VETS6303
Small Animal Practice A
6    P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208
C VETS6302
Semester 1
VETS6304
Livestock Practice A
3    P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208
C VETS6302
Semester 1
VETS6305
Equine Practice A
3    P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208
C VETS6302
Semester 1
VETS6306
Exotic and Wildlife Practice
3    P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208
C VETS6302
Semester 1
VETS6307
Research and Enquiry 3A
3    P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208
Semester 1
VETS6308
Veterinary Practice Management
3    P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208
Semester 2
VETS6309
Small Animal Practice B
6    P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6303
Semester 2
VETS6310
Livestock Practice B
6    P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6304
Semester 2
VETS6311
Equine Practice B
3    P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6305
Semester 2
VETS6312
Intensive Animal Practice
3    P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6302
Semester 2
VETS6313
Research and Enquiry 3B
3    P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208
Semester 2

Year 4 has the following 48 credit point structure:

VETS6401
Small Animal Clinics A
6    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6301, VETS6302, VETS6303, VETS6304, VETS6305, VETS6306, VETS6307, VETS6308, VETS6309, VETS6310, VETS6311, VETS6312, VETS6313


The majority of the unit of study will involve practical work in the form of clinical practice, facilitated in a rotational format. Students will be involved in the handling, examination, diagnostic procedures and treatment of various small animal species.
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6402
Small Animal Clinics B
6    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6301, VETS6302, VETS6303, VETS6304, VETS6305, VETS6306, VETS6307, VETS6308, VETS6309, VETS6310, VETS6311, VETS6312, VETS6313


This unit of study involved four weeks of practical clinical experience at the UVTHS, focusing on developing clinical knowledge and skills in the area of veterinary anaesthesia.
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6403
Small Animal Clinics C
6    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6301, VETS6302, VETS6303, VETS6304, VETS6305, VETS6306, VETS6307, VETS6308, VETS6309, VETS6310, VETS6311, VETS6312, VETS6313


The majority of the unit of study will involve practical work in the form of clinical practice, facilitated in a rotational format. Students will be involved in the handling, examination, diagnostic procedures and treatment of dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, exotic pets and wildlife.
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6404
Small Animal Clinics D
3    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6301, VETS6302, VETS6303, VETS6304, VETS6305, VETS6306, VETS6307, VETS6308, VETS6309, VETS6310, VETS6311, VETS6312, VETS6313


The majority of the unit of study will involve practical work in the form of general clinical practice. Students will be involved in the handling, examination, diagnostic procedures and treatment, and wellness management of animals commonly presented in small animals practice.
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6405
Large Animal Clinics A
6    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6301, VETS6302, VETS6303, VETS6304, VETS6305, VETS6306, VETS6307, VETS6308, VETS6309, VETS6310, VETS6311, VETS6312, VETS6313


Four weeks of practical experience in clinical environments focusing on multiple disciplinary areas required to facilitate effective equine clinical assessment and care.
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6406
Large Animal Clinics B
3    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6301, VETS6302, VETS6303, VETS6304, VETS6305, VETS6306, VETS6307, VETS6308, VETS6309, VETS6310, VETS6311, VETS6312, VETS6313


Two weeks of clinical practical experience in working with livestock, ruminant, and herd populations via the University Livestock Veterinary Service at Camden campus.
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6407
Lab Investigations of Clinical Disease
3    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6301, VETS6302, VETS6303, VETS6304, VETS6305, VETS6306, VETS6307, VETS6308, VETS6309, VETS6310, VETS6311, VETS6312, VETS6313


The unit of study is entirely practical, utilising diagnostic accessions to perform and interpret laboratory testing.
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6408
Public, Industry, or Community Placement
3    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105, VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6301, VETS6302, VETS6303, VETS6304, VETS6305, VETS6306, VETS6307, VETS6308, VETS6309, VETS6310, VETS6311, VETS6312, VETS6313


Four weeks of practical experience of professional practice as required within a public, industry, or community-based body that serves the public good and/or underprivileged communities that lack regular access to veterinary services directly involved in servicing the livestock industries and/or public health. Students will also undertake a 3-day placement at an export abattoir.
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6409
Extramural Placement 1
3    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105,VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6301, VETS6302, VETS6303, VETS6304, VETS6305, VETS6306, VETS6307, VETS6308, VETS6309, VETS6310, VETS6311, VETS6312, VETS6313
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6410
Extramural Placement 2
3    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105,VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6301, VETS6302, VETS6303, VETS6304, VETS6305, VETS6306, VETS6307, VETS6308, VETS6309, VETS6310, VETS6311, VETS6312, VETS6313
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6411
Extramural Placement 3
3    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105,VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6301, VETS6302, VETS6303, VETS6304, VETS6305, VETS6306, VETS6307, VETS6308, VETS6309, VETS6310, VETS6311, VETS6312, VETS6313
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6412
Extramural Placement 4
3    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105,VETS6106, VETS6107, VETS6108, VETS6201, VETS6202, VETS6203, VETS6204, VETS6205, VETS6206, VETS6207, VETS6208, VETS6301, VETS6302, VETS6303, VETS6304, VETS6305, VETS6306, VETS6307, VETS6308, VETS6309, VETS6310, VETS6311, VETS6312, VETS6313
Semester 1
Semester 2