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Our Veterinary Accreditations
The BSc/BVMS veterinary program at Murdoch University is accredited by the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council Inc., and internationally by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) in the United Kingdom. Graduating from an accredited veterinary school is essential before graduates are able to practice as a licensed veterinarian.
Accreditation status: full accreditation first achieved in 2002
Last site visit: 2012
Next site visit: July 2016
Graduates from Murdoch University are currently employed in clinical practice, academic and research positions in many countries of the world.
Australasian Veterinary Boards Council Inc
The Bachelor in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery from Murdoch University is recognised by the Australian Veterinary Boards Council Inc allowing graduates eligible for registration with the Veterinary Surgeons' Board in all states and territories of Australia and in New Zealand.
American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Accreditation
Murdoch University was the first university in Australia to be granted full accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), and only the second university in the southern Hemisphere to achieve this status.
Accreditation by the AVMA allows our graduates to sit the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) which is a prerequisite for all veterinarians seeking to practice in USA and Canada.
North American Veterinary Licensing Examination Results
Provided to the School by the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.
|Year||Students taking the exam||Students passing the exam||Average Score||Criterion Group
|Average Pass Rate (2011 - 2015): 82.5%|
Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK)
The veterinary degree at Murdoch University is recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). This allows graduates to apply to practice veterinary science in the United Kingdom and certain countries in Asia including Singapore and Hong Kong.