About this course
|Award title||Doctor of Veterinary Science|
|Year & campus||2019 — Parkville|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Research|
|Duration||Duration and credit points not applicable for this course.|
Candidates for the Doctor of Veterinary Science (DVSc) have undertaken original scientific work to the extent that they have authoritative standing in that field and have made a substantial published contribution to Veterinary Science. The work need not be limited to a particular field of research, but it would be expected that a particular field be covered in depth. Some unpublished work may be included.
An applicant may provide his/her published work in an unbound submission to establish whether the work meets the criteria for acceptance of candidature. Publications are then put together to form a thesis which is examined by at least two examiners, one or both of whom are external to the Faculty of Veterinary Science. The published contributions would in large part be original papers published in refereed journals of high standing.
The University simply acts as an examining body for this degree and no time is spent as a candidate in the Department of Veterinary Science.