Duration

1 Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2018

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

16

Faculty

Science

Location

Gatton

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in the area of veterinary science or an approved discipline.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Veterinary Science

Email: vet_rhd@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 5460 1842

Web: https://veterinary-science.uq.edu.au/postraduate-coursework

Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2018

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

16

Faculty

Science

Location

Gatton

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in the area of veterinary science or an approved discipline.

CRICOS Code: 084720F

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web: https://veterinary-science.uq.edu.au/postraduate-coursework

Enquire online

Why study the Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science?

The program in veterinary science offers a higher degree qualification including formal courses and a significant project and report in veterinary pathology and diagnostics. This program provides academic enhancement of existing competencies in pathology as well as advanced research skills training, and qualifies graduates for enrolment in a higher degree.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science.

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in the area of veterinary science or an approved discipline.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in the area of veterinary science or an approved discipline.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 084720F

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

What you can do with a Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science

Careers

The program provides opportunities for career enhancement, specific discipline development, and qualification for research higher degree study.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science

To complete the Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student must complete #16 in total, comprising:

  • #2 from part A; and
  • #14 from part B or part C, or a combination of both.
Refer to GDVSc rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science.

Program Rules for the Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Science

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: