Veterinary Science, medicine degree courses at undergrad bachelor, postgrad master, PhD doctorate research degree levels in Australian universities are listed below. This is relevant if you wish to be a Veterinarian, animal doctor or vet nurse and work in animal health care industry.
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- Veterinary medicine is the application of medical, diagnostic, surgical, dental, and therapeutic principles to animals. Animals may include pets, domestic, wildlife and livestock farm based animals.
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- Veterinary Science medicine degrees provide grads the best preparation for careers in animal health care industry and agriculture, as a veterinarian aka vet or veterinary doctor or veterinary nurse at agricultural related government departments, farming industry, animal shelters or private animal clinics.
- As agriculture is a vital component of Australian economy, a strong demand for veterinarians and vet nurses in farming areas exist
Typical admission requirements for Veterinary science :
- Biology, Chemistry and English proficiency
New South Wales : NSW
- Veterinary Science degree : University of Sydney, Faculty of Veterinary Science
- Animal and Veterinary Sciences courses at Charles Sturt Uni : CSU, School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences
Victoria : VIC
- Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Melbourne
Queensland : QLD
- College of Public Health, Medical & Veterinary Sciences : JCU
- Natural Resources, Agriculture & Veterinary Science courses at University of Queensland : UQ , Faculty of Veterinary Science
Western Australia : WA
- Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences courses at School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences : Murdoch University
South Australia : SA
- Animal and Veterinary Science degree: University of Adelaide, School of Veterinary Science
Typical job activities:
- perform surgery, dressing wounds and setting broken bones
- render obstetric treatment to animals
- provide medical care to animals and administer and prescribe drugs,analgesics and anesthetics
- determine presence and nature of abnormal conditions by physical examination, laboratory testing and diagnostic imaging techniques including X-ray radiography and ultrasound participate in programs designed to prevent the occurrence and spread of animal diseases
- inoculate animals against and testing for infectious diseases and notifying authorities of outbreaks of infectious animal diseases
- perform autopsies, advise clients on health, nutrition and feeding, hygiene, breeding and care of animals ( farm and pets) may
- provide professional services to commercial firms producing biological and pharmaceutical products
- may specialise in the treatment of a particular animal group or in a particular specialty area such as cardiology, chiropractic, dermatology or critical care
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