Graduate degree pathway

How to become a veterinarian

Professional accreditation

  • Australasian Veterinary Boards Council
  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • American Veterinary Medical Association

The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine is an international accredited degree which means you can work in Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, Singapore and Hong Kong without further qualifications.

Career outcomes

In addition to working in private veterinary practice, the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine opens up a variety of exciting career paths including:

  • Agricultural industries
  • Animal welfare agencies
  • Government services, departments and agencies
  • Pharmaceutical companies and industry
  • Research
  • Tertiary and professional development education

The tracks program, offered in third and fourth year, will provide you with the knowledge, skills and aptitude to take any path you choose following graduation. Our tracks programs include:

  • Production Animal
  • Small Animal
  • Government, Industry and Conservation Health
  • Equine