Doctor of Philosophy - Veterinary Science

  • CRICOS code: 056965F

Course overview

  • 4 years full time / 8 years part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students


A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Veterinary Science helps you demonstrate academic leadership, increasing independence, creativity and innovation in your research work.

Make a significant and unique contribution

Write an 80,000 words thesis under academic supervision, which examines a specific problem, issue or topic. You’ll make a significant and original contribution to an existing area of knowledge in your field of study.

Specialise in a key research area

Unearth groundbreaking study in areas including: veterinary biosciences; animal sciences - health and welfare; and infectious diseases - public health and biosecurity.

Learn more about the specific areas of research

Gain specialist support

While researching for your thesis, you will be able to access specialist support for graduate research degree students, including: lectures and seminars, writing boot camps and workshops.