Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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

Veterinary Medicine

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Students must complete a prescribed program, comprising:
(a) 192 credit points from the table below, and:
(b) extramural placements including:
(i) 8 weeks of industry placements and;
(ii) 4 weeks of preparatory clinical placements and:
(iii) 2 days of abattoir placements

Year 1

48 credit points from the list below:
VETS6101
The Veterinary Professional 1
3    A One semester of study in each of: general chemistry (physical and inorganic), organic chemistry, biology and biochemistry.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

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.
C VETS6104

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
VETS6103
Research and Enquiry 1A
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

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.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
VETS6105
Animal Management Systems 1
3    A Basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice and empathy for and confidence in interactions with animals.
P VETS6101 and 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

48 credit points from the list below:
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
C VETS6202 and VETS6203
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

48 credit points from the list below:
VETS6301
Veterinary Public Practice
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 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208
Semester 1
VETS6302
Clinical Foundations
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 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208
Semester 1
VETS6303
Small Animal Practice A
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 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208
C VETS6302
Semester 1
VETS6304
Livestock Practice A
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 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208
C VETS6302
Semester 1
VETS6305
Equine Practice A
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 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208
C VETS6302
Semester 1
VETS6306
Exotic and Wildlife Practice
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 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208
C VETS6302
Semester 1
VETS6307
Research and Enquiry 3A
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 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208
Semester 1
VETS6308
Veterinary Practice Management
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 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208
Semester 2
VETS6309
Small Animal Practice B
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 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6303
Semester 2
VETS6310
Livestock Practice B
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 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6304
Semester 2
VETS6311
Equine Practice B
3    P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6305
Semester 2
VETS6312
Intensive Animal Practice
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 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6302
Semester 2
VETS6313
Research and Enquiry 3B
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 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6307
Semester 2

Year 4

48 credit points from the list below:
VETS6401
Small Animal Clinics A
6    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6301 and VETS6302 and VETS6303 and VETS6304 and VETS6305 and VETS6306 and VETS6307 and VETS6308 and VETS6309 and VETS6310 and VETS6311 and VETS6312 and 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 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6301 and VETS6302 and VETS6303 and VETS6304 and VETS6305 and VETS6306 and VETS6307 and VETS6308 and VETS6309 and VETS6310 and VETS6311 and VETS6312 and 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 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6301 and VETS6302 and VETS6303 and VETS6304 and VETS6305 and VETS6306 and VETS6307 and VETS6308 and VETS6309 and VETS6310 and VETS6311 and VETS6312 and 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 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6301 and VETS6302 and VETS6303 and VETS6304 and VETS6305 and VETS6306 and VETS6307 and VETS6308 and VETS6309 and VETS6310 and VETS6311 and VETS6312 and 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 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6301 and VETS6302 and VETS6303 and VETS6304 and VETS6305 and VETS6306 and VETS6307 and VETS6308 and VETS6309 and VETS6310 and VETS6311 and VETS6312 and 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 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6301 and VETS6302 and VETS6303 and VETS6304 and VETS6305 and VETS6306 and VETS6307 and VETS6308 and VETS6309 and VETS6310 and VETS6311 and VETS6312 and 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 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6301 and VETS6302 and VETS6303 and VETS6304 and VETS6305 and VETS6306 and VETS6307 and VETS6308 and VETS6309 and VETS6310 and VETS6311 and VETS6312 and 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 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6301 and VETS6302 and VETS6303 and VETS6304 and VETS6305 and VETS6306 and VETS6307 and VETS6308 and VETS6309 and VETS6310 and VETS6311 and VETS6312 and 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 community education and/or disease control programmes.
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6409
Extramural Placement 1
3    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6301 and VETS6302 and VETS6303 and VETS6304 and VETS6305 and VETS6306 and VETS6307 and VETS6308 and VETS6309 and VETS6310 and VETS6311 and VETS6312 and VETS6313
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6410
Extramural Placement 2
3    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6301 and VETS6302 and VETS6303 and VETS6304 and VETS6305 and VETS6306 and VETS6307 and VETS6308 and VETS6309 and VETS6310 and VETS6311 and VETS6312 and VETS6313
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6411
Extramural Placement 3
3    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6301 and VETS6302 and VETS6303 and VETS6304 and VETS6305 and VETS6306 and VETS6307 and VETS6308 and VETS6309 and VETS6310 and VETS6311 and VETS6312 and VETS6313
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6412
Extramural Placement 4
3    A All content from Years 1, 2, and 3 of the DVM
P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6301 and VETS6302 and VETS6303 and VETS6304 and VETS6305 and VETS6306 and VETS6307 and VETS6308 and VETS6309 and VETS6310 and VETS6311 and VETS6312 and VETS6313
Semester 1
Semester 2
Industry Placements
These placements occur at farms and commence in Semester 2 intra-semester break, Year 1 and should be completed by Semester 2 intra-semester Year 2:
VETS6121
Horse Industry Placement
   A Basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice, confidence in interactions with animals. All content of VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105
P VETS6101 and VETS6103
C VETS6105


This unit must be taken by all students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. The Horse Industry Placement should be conducted at an approved horse enterprise such as a commercial stud or at a horse racing stable or training facility. Equestrian riding stables do not generally qualify for this placement due to limited experiences available .
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6122
Dairy Cattle Industry Placement
   A Basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice, confidence in interactions with animals. All content of VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105
P VETS6101 and VETS6103
C VETS6105


This unit must be taken by all students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. The Dairy Cattle Industry Placement should be conducted at an approved commercial dairy cattle farm .
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6123
Beef Cattle Industry Placement
   A Basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice, confidence in interactions with animals. All content of VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105
P VETS6101 and VETS6103
C VETS6105


This unit must be taken by all students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. The Beef Cattle Industry Placement should be conducted at an approved beef enterprise such as a commercial stud or farm.
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6124
Sheep Industry Placement
   A Basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice, confidence in interactions with animals. All content of VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105
P VETS6101 and VETS6103
C VETS6105


This unit must be taken by all students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. The Sheep Industry Placement should be conducted at an approved Sheep enterprise such as a commercial stud or farm.
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Semester 1
Semester 2
Students must complete a 1-week intensive placement and choose from one of the three Intensive species: Pig, Poultry or Aquaculture:
VETS6125
Intensive Animal Industry Placement
   A Basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice, confidence in interactions with animals. All content of VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105
P VETS6101 and VETS6103
C VETS6105


This unit must be taken by all students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. The Intensive Industry Placement (pig, poultry or aquaculture) should be conducted at an approved enterprise. Suitable enterprises include commercial aquaculture facilities or poultry or pig farms.
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Semester 1
Semester 2
Students are permitted to select any species as an Elective Experience placement. Students could undertake any of the 4 core species (Horses, Dairy Cattle, Beef Cattle or Sheep), another Intensive species, or select species outside the above listings, eg. Camel, Zoo, Wildlife, Goats, Crocodiles, Turtles etc.
VETS6126
Industry Placement Elective Experience 1
   A Basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice, confidence in interactions with animals. All content of VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105.
P VETS6101 and VETS6103
C VETS6105


This unit must be taken by all students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. The Industry Placement Elective 1 should be conducted at an approved commercial animal enterprise. These enterprises may include one involving the species covered by other placement units (Horses, beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, intensive industry) or may involve other enterprises carrying out commercial activities involving animals. Students are strongly advised to use Elective placements to improve their knowledge in the major domestic species where possible. Examples of enterprises suitable for placement include feed manufacturers, dairy goat farms, alpaca farms and zoos. NOTE: students are advised to limit elective placements in zoos to one only.
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6127
Industry Placement Elective Experience 2
   A Basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice, confidence in interactions with animals. All content of VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105.
P VETS6101 and VETS6103
C VETS6105


This unit must be taken by all students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. The Industry Placement Elective 2 should be conducted at an approved commercial animal enterprise. These enterprises may include one involving the species covered by other placement units (Horses, beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, intensive industry) or may involve other enterprises carrying out commercial activities involving animals. Students are strongly advised to use Elective placements to improve their knowledge in the major domestic species where possible. Examples of enterprises suitable for placement include feed manufacturers, dairy goat farms, alpaca farms and zoos. NOTE: students are advised to limit elective placements in zoos to one only.
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Semester 1
Semester 2
VETS6128
Industry Placement Elective Experience 3
   A Basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice, confidence in interactions with animals. All content of VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105.
P VETS6101 and VETS6103
C VETS6105


This unit must be taken by all students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. The Industry Placement Elective 3 should be conducted at an approved commercial animal enterprise. These enterprises may include one involving the species covered by other placement units (Horses, beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, intensive industry) or may involve other enterprises carrying out commercial activities involving animals. Students are strongly advised to use Elective placements to improve their knowledge in the major domestic species where possible. Examples of enterprises suitable for placement include feed manufacturers, dairy goat farms, alpaca farms and zoos. NOTE: students are advised to limit elective placements in zoos to one only.
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Semester 1
Semester 2
Preparatory Clinical Placements
These placements occur at the end of Year 2/beginning of Year 3 (outside of the main semesters):
VETS6221
Regional Preparatory Clinical Placement
   A Content of all DVM Year 1 and Year 2 units of study
P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6121 and VETS6122 and VETS6123 and VETS6124 and VETS6125 and VETS6126 and VETS6127 and VETS6128 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208


This unit must be taken by all students in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine before progression to year 3 of the program.
Intensive December
Intensive January
VETS6222
Elective Preparatory Clinical Placement
   A Content of all DVM Year 1 and Year 2 units of study.
P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6121 and VETS6122 and VETS6123 and VETS6124 and VETS6125 and VETS6126 and VETS6127 and VETS6128 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208


This unit must be taken by all students in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine before progression to year 3 of the program.
Intensive December
Intensive January
Abattoir Placement
This placement occurs at approved export abattoir sites (national and international) and occurs in Year 3 sometime after the Semester 1 intra-semester break:
VETS6321
Abattoir Placement
   A Content of all DVM Year 1, Year 2 units of study, VETS6301
P VETS6101 and VETS6102 and VETS6103 and VETS6104 and VETS6105 and VETS6106 and VETS6107 and VETS6108 and VETS6121 and VETS6122 and VETS6123 and VETS6124 and VETS6125 and VETS6126 and VETS6127 and VETS6128 and VETS6201 and VETS6202 and VETS6203 and VETS6204 and VETS6205 and VETS6206 and VETS6207 and VETS6208 and VETS6221 and VETS6222
C VETS6301


The abattoir placement is undertaken at School approved export abattoir sites in Australia and overseas. Students will complete a 2-day placement after completion of the food safety content in VETS6301 in semester 1 within one of the School prescribed rotation periods.
Intensive December
Intensive July
Intensive June
Semester 1
Semester 2