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All subjects in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine course are core.

YEAR ONE (DVM 1)

All of:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
VETS90058 Veterinary Bioscience 1A
Semester 1
37.5
VETS90059 Veterinary Bioscience 1B
Semester 2
25
VETS90060 Applications in Animal Health A
Semester 1
12.5
VETS90061 Applications in Animal Health B
Semester 2
25

YEAR ONE (DVM 1) WITH ADVANCED STANDING FROM 2019

Students enrolled in the DVM who have been granted advanced standing based on completed studies at the University of Melbourne and who have previously completed all three of the following subjects:

  • VETS20014 Foundations of Animal Health 1
  • VETS20015 Foundations of Animal Health 2
  • VETS30015 Veterinary Bioscience: Cells to Systems

These students should enrol in all of the following:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
VETS90062 Principles of Veterinary Bioscience
Semester 1
25
VETS90059 Veterinary Bioscience 1B
Semester 2
25
VETS90082 Animal Management and Veterinary Health
Semester 2
12.5

YEAR ONE (VIA THE VETERINARY BIOSCIENCE SPECIALISATION IN THE ANIMAL HEALTH AND DISEASE MAJOR in the B-SCI) FROM 2019

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science - Animal Health and Disease Major (Veterinary Bioscience specialisation) should enrol in all of the following:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
VETS30015 Veterinary Bioscience: Cells to Systems
Semester 1
12.5
VETS30016 Veterinary Bioscience: Digestive System
Semester 1
12.5
VETS30017 Veterinary Bioscience: Metab & Excretion
Semester 1
12.5
VETS30014 Veterinary Bioscience: Cardiovasc System
Semester 2
12.5
VETS30018 Veterinary Bioscience:Respiratory System
Semester 2
12.5
VETS30013 Animal Health in Production Systems
Semester 2
12.5


YEAR one (DVM 1), PRIOR TO 2019

VETS90063 Principles of Veterinary Biosci. 1 Pt B (Semester 2, 25 credit points) - Not offered after 2018

YEAR TWO (DVM 2)

All of:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
VETS90064 Veterinary Bioscience 2A
Semester 1
18.75
VETS90101 Veterinary Bioscience 2B
Semester 2
18.75
VETS90099 Infections and Immunity A
Semester 1
18.75
VETS90100 Infections and Immunity B
Semester 2
18.75
VETS90097 Production, Herd and Public Health A
Semester 1
12.5
VETS90098 Production, Herd and Public Health B
Semester 2
12.5

YEAR TWO (DVM 2), PRIOR TO 2019

VETS90065 Veterinary Bioscience 2 Part B (Semester 1, 25 credit points) - Not offered after 2018
VETS90066 Infections Population & Pub. Health PtA (Semester 1, 25 credit points) - Not offered after 2018
VETS90067 Infections Population & Pub. Health PtB (Semester 2, 18.75 credit points) - Not offered after 2018
VETS90068 Applications in Animal Health 2 Part A (Semester 1, 6.25 credit points) - Not offered after 2019
VETS90069 Applications in Animal Health 2 Part B (Semester 2, 6.25 credit points) - Not offered after 2019

YEAR THREE (DVM 3) FROM 2019:

All of:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
VETS90076 Veterinary Medicine and Surgery A
February
37.5
VETS90077 Veterinary Medicine and Surgery B
Semester 2
37.5
VETS90078 Veterinary Research Project A
February
6.25
VETS90079 Veterinary Research Project B
Semester 2
6.25
VETS90080 Professional Portfolio A
February
6.25
VETS90081 Professional Portfolio B
Semester 2
6.25

The third year of the DVM course incorporates tracks. Tracks provide opportunities for students to undertake practical classes and activities in a chosen area of veterinary science to complement their core training. The four tracks available to students are Production Animal, Small Animal, Equine, and Government, Industry and Conservation Health. Track practical classes and activities are components of VETS90080 Professional Portfolio A and VETS90081 Professional Portfolio B within DVM 3.

For further information about tracks, see: https://study.unimelb.edu.au/find/courses/graduate/doctor-of-veterinary-medicine/where-will-this-take-me/

YEAR THREE (DVM 3), PRIOR TO 2019

  • VETS90070 Principles of Professional Practice PtA (Semester 1, 12.5 credit points) - Not offered after 2017
  • VETS90071 Principles of Professional Practice PtB (Semester 2, 12.5 credit points) - Not offered after 2018
  • VETS90072 Companion Animal Medicine & Surgery Pt A (Semester 1, 18.75 credit points) - Not offered after 2017
  • VETS90073 Companion Animal Medicine & Surgery Pt B (Semester 2, 18.75 credit points) - Not offered after 2018
  • VETS90074 Production Animal Medicine & Surgery Pt A (Semester 1, 18.75 credit points) - Not offered after 2017
  • VETS90075 Production Animal Medicine & Surgery Pt B (Semester 2, 18.75 credit points) - Not offered after 2018

YEAR FOUR (DVM 4)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
VETS90096 Veterinary Professional Practice
Year Long
100

Last updated: 2 May 2019