Pattern of enrolment for the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Year 1: Function of the normal animal body

Code Unit of study name Semester Credit Points
VETS6101 The Veterinary Professional 1 1 3
VETS6102 Professional Skills 1A 1 6
VETS6103 Research and Enquiry 1A 1 3
VETS6104 Foundations of Veterinary Science A 1 12
VETS6105 Animal Management Systems 1 2 3
VETS6106 Professional Skills 1B 2 6
VETS6107 Research and Enquiry 1B 2 3
VETS6108 Foundations of Veterinary Science B 2 12
  Total:   48

Year 2: Principles and approach to animal diseases

Code Unit of study name Semester Credit Points
VETS6201 The Veterinary Professional 2 1 3
VETS6202 Professional Skills 2A 1 6
VETS6203 Research and Enquiry 2A 1 3
VETS6204 Principles of Animal Disease A 1 12
VETS6205 Animal Management Systems 2 2 3
VETS6206 Professional Skills 2B 2 6
VETS6207 Research and Enquiry 2B 2 3
VETS6208 Principles of Animal Disease B 2 12
  Total:   48

Year 3: Health and disease management

The following Units of Study will be taken at the Camden campus.

Code Unit of study name Semester Credit Points
VETS6301 Veterinary Public Practice 1 3
VETS6302 Clinical Foundations 1 3
VETS6303 Small Animal Practice A 1 6
VETS6304 Livestock Practice A 1 3
VETS6305 Equine Practice A 1 3
VETS6306 Exotic and Wildlife Practice 1 3
VETS6307 Research and Enquiry 3A 1 3
VETS6308 Veterinary Practice Management 2 3
VETS6309 Small Animal Practice B 2 6
VETS6310 Livestock Practice B 2 6
VETS6311 Equine Practice B 2 3
VETS6312 Intensive Animal Practice 2 3
VETS6313 Research and Enquiry 3B 2 3
  Total:   48

Year 4: Professional placement year

The following Units of Study are pending Academic Board approval.

Unit of study name Semester Credit Points
Small Animal Clinics A 1, 2 6
Small Animal Clinics B 1, 2 6
Small Animal Clinics C 1, 2 6
Small Animal Clinics D 1, 2 3
Large Animal Clinics A 1, 2 6
Large Animal Clinics B 1, 2 3
Laboratory Investigations of Clinical Disease 1, 2 3
Public, Industry, or Community Placement 1, 2 3
Extramural Placement 1 1, 2 3
Extramural Placement 2 1, 2 3
Extramural Placement 3 1, 2 3
Extramural Placement 4 1, 2 3
Total:   48