Master of Veterinary Clinical Studies




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Master of Veterinary Clinical Studies provides clinical veterinarians with the opportunity to conduct advanced clinical research at the University of Sydney, which is ranked first in Australia and 11th in the world for veterinary science (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2017). From research in preclinical, para-clinical and clinical disciplines, to animal health, animal husbandry, nutrition, anatomy and animal genetics, the degree will give you the opportunity to develop a research project that has global significance.
A Master of Veterinary Clinical Studies can be completed in either one or two years, depending on what suits you best, and culminates in a thesis written about your particular research subject. You can choose to pursue research from five areas of expertise:
• animal health
• animal husbandry
• nutrition
• anatomy
• animal genetics
For postgraduate research in veterinary science, there is no better place to train than the University of Sydney. We ranked first in Australia and 11th in the world for veterinary science in the 2015 QS World University Rankings and have been given a maximum score of 5 in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) federal government scheme for the veterinary sciences field of research. And, we are one of the few schools outside North America to receive accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). These numbers mean that as a Masters candidate in our faculty, your research will thrive in a multi-disciplinary environment with global significance.
As well as an environment of high-level research performance, your Masters studies will benefit from strong guidance, inclusion and support at both personal and professional levels. The faculty encourages students to develop high-level communication skills and present their research for international recognition. And, our strong links to the production animal industries, welfare organisations and the veterinary profession will provide you with a network that will enrich you career opportunities beyond.
Progression rules
A candidate for the Master of Veterinary Science will have an annual review of progress, in which the candidate will be required to provide evidence of progress in their research and towards the completion of their thesis. On the basis of the evidence provided, the faculty will recommend the conditions of candidature to apply in the following year, and may request a further review at the end of a semester. If a candidate is not progressing satisfactorily towards the completion of the degree, they may be asked by the faculty to explain why their candidature should not be terminated.


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

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Clinical Veterinary Science, you must have completed the equivalent of a Bachelor of Veterinary Science. 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 this university
Lincoln University offers below pathways courses for this subject Certificate in University Studies
Study Abroad
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)

Full Time (1 to 2 years)

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

March 2018, July 2018

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