About the course
Veterinarians play a major role in the health care of pets, livestock, zoo animals, and sporting and laboratory animals. With high and increasing demand for sustainable animal usage and production which meets both health and welfare expectations, our degree makes this a core focus. JCU Veterinary Science students benefit from a range of state-of-the-art facilities, as well as JCUs unique emphasis on rural and tropical practice. You will acquire the knowledge and skills to diagnose, treat and prevent disease in a wide range of animals including companion animals, farm animals, aquatic species, and native fauna. To complement your theoretical studies, You all gain practical, real-world experience through out the course and with clinical placements in a variety of veterinary hospitals, private practices, laboratories and government agencies around the state and beyond. Critically reflect on stakeholder perspectives, cultural values and national and or international considerations relating to ethical and sustainable animal production systems. Diagnose the health status of individual animals and populations and, where necessary, formulate, communicate, implement and monitor treatment and management plans, in consultation with clients, carers, animal owners and/or communities. Promote and optimise the health and welfare of individual people and animals and/or populations, through application of the principles of epidemiology, zoonosis and public health.
Intake Months
February
Delivery Locations
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Qualification
Bachelor Degree
Estimated annual course fee
AUD 59,200
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Duration
1.5 Years
Post study visa
4 Years
Cricos
063658C
English language requirements
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7
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94
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65
Academic entry requirements
Prerequisites
You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) Equivalent qualifications may also include a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades. Meeting th
Start date and prices
Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
January, 2022 Duration 5 Years Course fee AUD 60,520
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City Closed Campus Townsville Campus
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James Cook University

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James Cook University is a public university in North Queensland, Australia. The second oldest university in Queensland, JCU is a teaching and research institution.
James Cook University is placed in the top 2% of universities in the world and ranks among the top 30 modern universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (50 under 50, 2018). The institution is research led and a pioneer in its focus on the tropics. The institution places an emphasis on developing students who will become graduates that make a positive impact on society in a wide range of spheres.
The universitys main campuses are located in the tropical cities of Cairns and Townsville, and one in the city state of Singapore. JCU also has study centres in Mount Isa, Mackay, Thursday Island and Rockhampton. A Brisbane campus, operated by Russo Higher Education, delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses to international and domestic students. The universitys main fields of research include environmental sciences, biological sciences, mathematical sciences, earth sciences, agricultural and veterinary sciences, technology and medical and health sciences.
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462 301 - 400 201
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Townsville Campus - James Cook University

1 James Cook Drive Douglas, Townsville, Queensland 4811

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The campus is located in the Townsville Tropical Intelligence and Health Precinct (TropiQ) in the suburb of Douglas. JCU Townsville is set in a 386-hectare natural bush and parkland setting, 13 kilometres (8 miles) from the Townsville CBD. JCU Townsville houses teaching and research facilities, the main JCU library, caf├ęs, bars, fitness and sporting facilities and a wealth of student clubs and societies.