The Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine is a vertically integrated masters, which provides you with both a scientific foundation and specialist clinical and medical experience. With its integrated approach designed for understanding real-world situations, the six-year course will turn you into a global professional at the cutting edge of modern veterinary medicine.
Admission to this course is on the basis of the following criteria:
- a secondary education qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), or currently undertaking tertiary study at the University of Sydney (or institutions with which the University of Sydney has a relevant Credit articulation partnership)#.
- 'Commitment to Veterinary Science': Commitment to veterinary science is to be detailed on this form - please note applications for 2021-intake BVB/DVM close on 20 November 2020^.
- English language requirements where these are not demonstrated by sufficient qualifications taught in English.
Students applying for admission on the basis of tertiary studies and seeking credit for prior learning must indicate this on application and will only be granted credit for relevant tertiary units of study at the time of admission.
Credit may only be granted for units completed with a minimum credit grade or equivalent, and must have been completed no more than five years prior to application.
^ Applicants who have not been able to undertake planned work experience due to Covid-19 should indicate this in the 'Additional Information' section of the commitment form and attach any supporting evidence such as a letter from the establishment where work experience was planned to be undertaken.
# Applicants with tertiary study may only be offered a place in Year 1 or Year 2 of the course, subject to availability of place in the relevant year group. No offers will be made from Year 3 onwards.
Admission pathways are open to domestic applicants on the basis of equity or other adjustment factors, including for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. For details, visit admission pathways.