Industry-leading education, research and clinical services

Since the graduation of our inaugural class in 1979, our free-thinking, inclusive ethos has underpinned our mission: to engage with industry and community to train the practitioners of the future, deliver research with impact and purpose, and advance excellence in veterinary science.

With integrity and excellence at the heart of our vision, our staff and students passionately promote the health, welfare and productivity of pets and animals, big and small.

About veterinary science

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The Animal Hospital

Our veterinary hospital offers treatment and care to pets, exotic animals, farm animals and horses.

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Transform your passion into a profession

Our flagship Veterinary Science course is the integrated Bachelor of Science + Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, which will see you graduate as a qualified veterinarian at the completion of the degree.

The course is 5 years of full-time study and takes a science-based, hands-on, skill-focused approach that will prepare you for the highest standard of work in the veterinary industry.

Entry to the Veterinary Science course is highly competitive and those who aren’t successful in their application can apply to study Animal Science as a pathway into Veterinary Science.

Graduate industry ready

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Meet Veterinary Medicine student, Julie

After a four-month university exchange, Julie decided to move to Australia and study at Murdoch. “We are so fortunate at Murdoch – we are taught by some of the foremost veterinarians in their fields and they have a wealth of knowledge and experience to draw from."

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