Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Structure

Year 1 has the following 48 credit point structure: a core (36 credit points), and electives (12 credit points):

Core Units

Unit of Study Credit Points Description (A: Assumed Knowledge, P: Prerequisite, C: Corequisites, N: Prohibition) Session
BIOL1001
Concepts in Biology
6cp  A: HSC Biology, however, students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (in February).
N: BIOL1911, BIOL1991 
Semester 1
BIOL1911 Concepts of Biology (Advanced) 6cp 

Department permission required for enrolment
P: 80+ in HSC 2-uni Biology (or equivalent) or Distinction or better in a University level Biology Unit, or an ATAR of 95 or greater N: BIOL1001, BIOL1991

Semester 1
CHEM1101
Chemistry 1A
6cp A: HSC Chemistry and Mathematics
C: Recommended concurrent units of study: 6 credit points of Junior Mathematics
N: CHEM1001, CHEM1109, CHEM1901, CHEM1903
Semester 1
CHEM1901
Chemistry 1A (Advanced)
6cp  Department permission required for enrolment
C:Recommended concurrent unit of study: 6 credit points of Junior Mathematics P: ATAR of at least 95 and HSC Chemistry result in band 5 or 6, or by invitation.
Prohibitions: CHEM1001, CHEM1101, CHEM1109, CHEM1903
Semester 1
ENVX1001
Introductory Statistical Methods
6cp A: 70 or more in HSC Mathematics
N: MATH1111, MATH1011, MATH1001, MATH1901, MATH1906, MATH1015, MATH1005, MATH1905, BIOM1003, ECMT1010, BUSS1020, STAT1021, STAT1022
Semester 1
BIOL1002
Living Systems
6cp A: HSC Biology, however, students who have not completed HSC biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (in February).
N: BIOL1902
Semester 2
BIOL1902 Living Systems (Advanced) 6cp Department permission required for enrolment
P: Distinction or better in BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1003 or BIOL1903 or BIOL1993 OR HSC Biology equal to 90 or greater or an ATAR equal to 95 or greater N: BIOL1002
Semester 2
CHEM1102
Chemistry 1B
6cp P: CHEM1101 or CHEM1901 or a Distinction in CHEM1001 or equivalent
C: Recommended concurrent units of study: 6 credit points of Junior Mathematics
N: CHEM1002, CHEM1108, CHEM1902, CHEM1904
Semester 2
CHEM1902
Chemistry 1B (Advanced)
6cp

Department permission required for enrolment
C: Recommended concurrent unit of study: 6 credit points of Junior Mathematics P: CHEM1901 or CHEM1903 or Distinction in CHEM1101 or equivalent
Prohibitions: CHEM1002, CHEM1102, CHEM1108, CHEM1904

Semester 2
VETS1018
Animal Bioscience
6cp P: BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 Semester 2

AVBS Electives

Unit of Study Credit Points Description (A: Assumed Knowledge, P: Prerequisite, C: Corequisistes, N: Prohibition) Session
AGEN1001 Shaping our Landscapes 6cp N: AFNR1001 Semester 1
AVBS1002 Concepts of Animal Management 6cp P: 6 credit points of junior Biology Semester 2

BSc Electives

Unit of Study Credit Points Description (A: Assumed Knowledge, P: Prerequisite, C:Corequisites, N:Prohibition) Session
GEOS1001 Earth, Environment and Society 6cp P: GEOS1901, GEOG1001, GEOG1002, GEOL1001, GEOL1002, GEOL1902, ENSY1001 Semester 1
PSYC1001 Psychology 1001 6cp   Semester 1
PHYS1001 Physics 1 (Regular) 6cp C: Recommended concurrent Units of Study: (MATH1001 or MATH1901) and (MATH1002 or MATH1902) P: PHYS1002, PHYS1901, EDUH1017 A: HSC Physics   Semester 1
PHYS1002 Physics 1 (Fundamentals) 6cp C: Recommended concurrent Units of Study: (MATH1001 or MATH1901) and (MATH1002 or MATH1902)
P: PHYS1001, PHYS1901, EDUH1017
Semester 1
PHYS1004 Physics 1 (Environmental and Life Sciences 6cp A:HSC Physics or PHYS1001 or PHYS1002 or PHYS1901 or equivalent C: Recommended concurrent Units of Study: (MATH1003 or MATH1903) and (MATH1005 or MATH1905).
P: PHYS1003, PHYS1902
Semester 1
MATH1004 Discrete Mathematics 3cp

A: HSC Mathematics or MATH1111 P: MATH1904

Semester 2
MATH1013 Mathematical Modelling 3cp

A: HSC Mathematics or a credit or higher in MATH1111 P: MATH1003, MATH1903, MATH1907 

Semester 2
MATH1014 Introduction to Linear Algebra 3cp

A: HSC Mathematics or MATH1111 P: MATH1002, MATH1902 A: HSC Mathematics or MATH1111

Semester 2
MBLG1001 Molecular Biology and Genetics (Intro) 6cp A: 6 credit points of Junior Biology and 6 credit points of Junior Chemistry
P: MBLG1901  
Semester 2
Year 2 has the following 48 credit point structure: a core (36 credit points), and electives (12 credit points):

Core Units

Unit of Study  Credit Points Description (A: Assumed Knowledge, P: Prerequisite, C: Corequisites, N: Prohibition)  Session
ANSC3101
Animal Nutrition 3
6cp A Fundamentals of Biochemistry
P AVBS1002, (VETS1032 or PLNT2001 or PLNT2901)
C AVBS2001 or MICR2024
Semester 2
ANSC3103
Animal Structure and Function A
6cp A AVBS1002
P 12 credit points of junior Biology
Semester 1
ANSC3104
Animal Structure and Function B
6cp A AVBS1002
P ANSC3103
Semester 2
AVBS2001
Introductory Veterinary Pathogenesis
6cp A (CHEM1101 or CHEM1001) and (CHEM1102 or CHEM1002)
P (BIOL1001 or BIOL1911) and (BIOL1002 or BIOL1902) and ANSC3103
C ANSC3104
Semester 2
VETS1032
Animal Energetics and Homeostasis
6cp P VETS1018 Semester 1
GENE2001 Agricultural Genetics 2 6cp P: At least one of (BIOL1001, BIOL1002, BIOL1101, BIOL1901, BIOL1911) Semester 1

Electives AVBS

Units of Study Credit Points Description (A: Assumed Knowledge, P: Prerequisite, C: Corequisites, N: Prohibition) Session
ANSC2004
Animal Conservation Biology
6cp P (BIOL1001 or BIOL1911) and ( BIOL1002 or BIOL1902) and GENE2001
N VETS2015
Semester 2
ENVX2001
Applied Statistical Methods
6cp P ENVX1001 or BIOM1003 or MATH1011 and MATH1015 Semester 1

Electives BSc - subject to approval

Units of Study Credit Points Description (A: Assumed Knowledge, P: Prerequisite, C: Corequisites, N: Prohibition) Session
MBLG2071 Molecular biology and Genomics 6cp  P: (MBLG1001 or MBLG1901) and 12 CP of Junior Chemistry
Prohibitions: MBLG2971
Semester 1
BCHM2071 Protein Biochemistry  6cp   A:CHEM1101 and CHEM1102 P: (MBLG1001 or MBLG1901) and 12 credit points of Junior Chemistry
Prohibitions: BCHM2971 
Semester 2
BIOL2021 Zoology 6cp   A:BIOL1002 or BIOL1902 P:12cp Junior BIOL; or 6cp Junior BIOL and (MBLG1001 or MBLG1901). Prohibitions: BIOL2011, BIOL2911, BIOL2012, BIOL2912, BIOL2921  Semester 1
BIOL2022 Biology Experimental Design & Analysis  6cp  P: 12cp Junior BIOL; or 6cp Junior BIOL and (MBLG1001 or MBLG1901).
Prohibitions: BIOL3006, BIOL3906, BIOL2922 
Semester 2
CHEM2401 Molecular Reactivity & Spectroscopy  6cp   P: (CHEM1101 or CHEM1901 or CHEM1903) and (CHEM1102 or CHEM1902 or CHEM1904), 6 credit points of Junior Mathematics
Prohibitions: CHEM2911, CHEM2915 
Semester 1
CHEM2402 Chemical Structure & Stability  6cp   P: (CHEM1101 or CHEM1901 or CHEM1903) and (CHEM1102 or CHEM1902 or CHEM1904), 6 credit points of Junior of Mathematics
Prohibitions: CHEM2912, CHEM2916 
Semester 2 
Year 1 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine has the following 48 credit point structure:

Core Units

 DOCTOR OF VETERINARY MEDICINE - Core Units Year  semester   Credit Points
 The Veterinary Professional 1  1  1  3
 Professional Skills 1A  1  1  6
 Research and Enquiry 1A  1  1  3
 Foundations of Veterinary Science A  1  1  12
 Animal Management Systems 1  1  2  3
 Professional Skills 1B  1  2  6
 Research and Enquiry 1B  1  2  3
Foundations of Veterinary Science B  1 2 12
Year 2 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine has the following 48 credit point structure:

Core Units

 DOCTOR OF VETERINARY MEDICINE - Core Units Year  semester   Credit Points
 The Veterinary Professional 2  2  1  3
 Professional Skills 2A  2  1  6
 Research and Enquiry 2A  2  1  3
 Principles of Clinical Disease A  2  1  12
 Animal Management Systems 2  2  2  3
 Professional Skills 2B 2  2  6
 Research and Enquiry 2B 2  2  3
 Principles of Clinical Disease B  2  2 12
Year 3 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine has the following 48 credit point structure:

Core Units

 DOCTOR OF VETERINARY MEDICINE - Core Units Year  semester   Credit Points
 The Veterinary Professional 3  3  1  3
 Professional Skills 3A  3  1  6
 Research and Enquiry 3A  3  1  3
 Individual Animal Health and Welfare A  3  1  6
Population Health, Welfare and Production A  3  1  6
 Preparation for Veterinary Practice  3  2  3
 Professional Skills 3B  3  2  6
 Research and Enquiry 3B  3  2  3
 Individual Animal Health and Welfare B  3  2  6
 Population Health, Welfare and Production B  3  2  6
Year 4 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine has the following 48 credit point structure:

Core Units

 DOCTOR OF VETERINARY MEDICINE - Core Units Year  semester   Credit Points
 Rural Mixed Practice Intramural  4  1  10
 Rural Mixed Practice Extramural  4  1  3
Small Animal Practice Extramural  4  1  3
Public Practice  4  1  5
SA Referral Medicine and Primary Care  4  1  5
SA Surgery and Diagnostic Imaging  4  2  5
SA Referral Medicine and Primary Care  4  2  5
SA Anaesthesia and Emergency Medicine  4  2  5
Elective Rotation 1  4  2  5
Elective Rotation 2  4  2  5