Explore animal healthcare through veterinary science
Are you passionate about animals and interested in pursuing a career in veterinary science? Explore Murdoch’s veterinary science programs, gain hands-on experience, and become a skilled veterinarian. Join our vibrant community of aspiring veterinarians and gain the knowledge and skills necessary to make a real difference in the lives of animals.
Our integrated Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree is accredited with a number of leading accrediting bodies around the world
Work alongside experienced veterinarians in real-world settings, providing invaluable exposure to various veterinary practices and specialties.
Engage in cutting-edge research projects, working with leading experts in the field.
Why study veterinary science at Murdoch?
Since our inception in 1974, Murdoch has offered Western Australia’s only Veterinary Science course, providing students with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and practical experience necessary to solve the existing and emerging problems of our companion animals, livestock and wildlife.
Our integrated Bachelors-Masters degree provides a comprehensive foundation in veterinary medicine and animal health. Throughout this five-year program, you'll gain theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and clinical experience. Our curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, surgery, and animal welfare. Upon graduation, you'll be eligible to register as a veterinarian in Australia and many other countries.
For students who have already completed a relevant undergraduate degree, we offer postgraduate and research courses that provide advanced knowledge and specialised training in veterinary science.
As a Murdoch veterinary science student, you'll have the opportunity to gain practical experience through clinical placements. These placements will allow you to work alongside experienced veterinarians in real-world settings, providing invaluable exposure to various veterinary practices and specialties.
At Murdoch, we’re renowned for our contributions to veterinary research. As a student in our veterinary science program, you'll have the chance to engage in cutting-edge research projects, working with leading experts in the field. This exposure to research will enhance your critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills, preparing you for a successful career in veterinary science.
Our dedicated team of experienced veterinarians, researchers, and educators are committed to your success. They will guide you through your studies, providing mentorship and support to help you reach your full potential. You'll benefit from their vast knowledge and industry connections, gaining insights into the latest advancements in veterinary medicine.
Ready to embark on your veterinary science journey? Join Murdoch University and become a compassionate advocate for animal health and welfare.
Veterinary science courses at Murdoch
Murdoch offers a range of courses and degrees in veterinary science.