Clinical Training Program in Small Animal Medicine

12 month Specialty training program in Small Animal Medicine is available for Semester 2, 2020.


The School of Veterinary Medicine, Murdoch University has vacancy in Small Animal Medicine 12 month Specialty training.

The Specialty Training Program with a Veterinary Education Emphasis is a year‐long training program in the School of Veterinary Medicine at Murdoch University in Western Australia. The training program offers experience in a specialty discipline with an emphasis on veterinary education through concurrent enrolment in a Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education (G1025). This position would suit a veterinary graduate with some experience, interested in university training or pursuing a residency. It offers an excellent opportunity to prepare for Membership Examinations by the ANZCVS. Exceptional new graduates will be considered. A taxable stipend of $30,000 is offered for enrolment in G1025.

Application for the trainee positions is restricted to veterinarians with a degree that can be registered in Western Australia. Australian and New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent residency status is required for eligibility for full tuition-fee support. Successful applicants who do not meet citizenship or residency criteria are responsible for International Student Tuition Fees.

Funding bodyMurdoch University, School of Veterinary Medicine
Study levelGraduate Diploma
Value (including stipends, expenses and top-ups)$30,000 pa
Duration and start dateAvailable for 12 months commencing Semester 2, 2020
Application criteria
  1. The successful candidate will have a degree that can be registered in Western Australia.
  2. Australian and New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent residency status is required for eligibility for full tuition-fee support.
  3. Successful applicants who do not meet citizenship or residency criteria are responsible for International Student Tuition Fees.
Apply by1 July 2020
To apply

Interested candidates should submit:

  1. A letter of intent
  2. current CV
  3. certified copy of academic transcripts
  4. names of 3 referees, and
  5. a certified copy of passport/visa as proof of Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency, or of New Zealand citizenship

Please submit all your application documents to Dr Giselle Hosgood (g.hosgood@murdoch.edu.au) before 5pm, 1 July 2020. (Early applications and expressions of interest are encouraged)

Candidates are chosen after a competitive selection process.

ContactPlease direct all questions about this scholarship to Dr Giselle Hosgood by email g.hosgood@murdoch.edu.au.