Master of Veterinary Studies




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Master of Veterinary Studies offers peerless flexibility for the animal and veterinary sciences student who knows what they want. The program is build-your-own-degree structure allows you to tailor make your course by mixing and matching subjects offered in postgraduate programs within Veterinary Science and from other faculties.
Capstone experience
A capstone experience comprises one or more units of study designed by the faculty to provide students with an opportunity to draw together the learning that has taken place during the award, synthesise this with their prior learning and experience, and draw conclusions that will form the basis for further investigation, and intellectual and/or professional growth. For the Master of Veterinary Studies all students complete a 6 to 24 credit point research project as a capstone experience.
Graduate opportunities
The Veterinary Studies postgraduate courses at the University of Sydney are designed to equip veterinary scientists with disciplinary knowledge and applied skills and techniques. Students select units of study to best suit their individual career and/or research goals and this will lead to career opportunities in the area of study selected. Please refer to the graduate opportunities for the Animal Science, Wildlife and Population Management or Veterinary Public Health courses.
Further study
Postgraduate coursework at the Faculty of Veterinary Science provides an opportunity for students wishing to progress to a higher degree by research in veterinary science. The following research degrees are offered in the Faculty of Veterinary Science: Master of Veterinary Science, Master of Veterinary Clinical Studies, Master of Science in Veterinary Science, Doctor of Philosophy


Which department am I in? Faculty of Science

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

English Language Requirements: IELTS overall score of 6.5 with no band below 6.0; TOEFL Paper based score of 565; TOEFL IBT: 85; PTE Academic score of 61; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 58; Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 45; Cambridge English scale: CAE and CPE: 176.

Entry Requirement For International Student

A successful applicant for admission to the Master in Veterinary Studies will:
(a) hold a bachelor is degree (with Honours) or higher award with a minimum credit average from the University of Sydney, or equivalent qualification, in veterinary science or animal science; or (b) have completed requirements of an embedded graduate certificate or graduate diploma in this discipline from the University of Sydney, or equivalent qualification.
English language requirements: TOEFL paper-based: A minimum result of 592 overall including a minimum result of 5.0 in Writing TOEFL IBT: including a minimum result of 20 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 22 in Writing

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne

Full Time (1.5 years)

A$44,500.00 (US$ 34,808) per year

5 March 2018, 30 July 2018

The University of Sydney Camperdown/Darlington Campus, THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY, New South Wales, 2006, SYDNEY, Australia