About this course
Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences
Associate Dean Graduate Research
|Award title||Master of Veterinary Science|
|Year & campus||2023 — Parkville|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Research|
|Duration||2 years full-time, or equivalent part-time|
The Master of Veterinary Science (MVSc) is a graduate research degree that can be undertaken in any of the School of Veterinary Sciences' research programs. It is designed for students to develop advanced skills in carrying out independent and sustained research. Candidates are expected to meet regularly with their supervisor(s) and to present their work in the Faculty’s research seminar program. They are assisted to participate in relevant national or international conferences. A thesis is submitted in fulfillment of the degree.
The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the area of research.
The normal length of an MVSc thesis is 30,000-40,000 words, exclusive of words in tables, maps bibliographies and appendices. Footnotes are included as part of the word limit.
Last updated: 10 November 2023