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undergraduate

Degree

Bachelor of Veterinary and Wildlife Science

Course code: #SV5

undergraduate

Degree

Bachelor of Veterinary and Wildlife Science

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2022)

    $28,600 AUD

  • Application fee

    $25 AUD

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    4 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    088138K

Options
Research Project
Work placement

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 30-November-2022 2022-11-30
Winter-July 30-April-2023 2023-04-30
Fall-February 30-November-2023 2023-11-30
Winter-July 30-April-2024 2024-04-30

Overview

Bachelor of Veterinary and Wildlife Science

This degree at Federation University offers a regional perspective relevant to local wildlife and animal health, and will also highlight key issues of international relevance by exploring suitable examples and case studies. 

Laboratory-based learning is supported by fieldwork at sites such as farming and breeding enterprises, animal health practices and natural habitats with wildlife populations.

You will study a wide range of topics including anatomy, animal health, biochemistry, cellular metabolism, immunology, microbiology, physiology and zoology.

In the final year, there is an opportunity for a research project or industry placement to explore your own area of interest and develop advanced technical skills.

Please note: - studying this program online does involve compulsory on campus laboratory sessions for some courses.

Work Integrated Learning

Domestic students may apply for the Industry Placement Program (IPP) which offers up to 26 weeks of industry based experience. IPP students receive a scholarship payment of up to $15,000.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$37,900

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,340
Accommodation 1 bed room $9,300
Tuition 1 person $28,600

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic transcripts/results
  • Graduation/completion certificates for any completed qualifications
  • Official English language translations for all documents not in English
  • Proof of English language proficiency (if applicable)
  • Passport or visa documents (if applicable)
  • Confirmations of Enrolment (CoEs) (if applicable)
  • Syllabuses/detailed course outlines if you require a credit assessment.

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

60
12
listening
21
writing
18
speaking
13
reading

PTE

50
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

169
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

The English and Academic Preparation (EAP) program is a non-award University accredited access and preparatory pathway program for non-English speaking international students intending to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate degree studies at Federation University Australia.

International students cannot apply directly for EAP programs, they must apply for an Undergraduate or Postgraduate program and provide their English test scores.

Federation offers a range of English pathways to degree programs.

ProgramdurationEntry requirementLead to
English and Academic Preparation 4 (20 weeks)

Intermediate for students with IELTS 5.0 overall (with no band less than 5.0) or equivalent.

Advanced for students with IELTS 5.5 overall (with no band less than 5.5) or equivalent.

Graduate for students with IELTS 6.0 overall (with no band less than 6.0) or equivalent.

The equivalent of an IELTS 6.0 (with no band less than 6.0), 

IELTS 6.5 (with no band less than 6.5) or 

IELTS 7.0 (with no band less than 6.5) to commence study.

English and Academic Preparation 3 (15 weeks)

Intermediate for students with IELTS 5.5 overall (with no band less than 5.0); or equivalent.

Advanced for students with IELTS 6.0 overall (with no band less than 5.5); or equivalent.

Graduate for students with IELTS 6.5 overall (with no band less than 6.0); or equivalent.

The equivalent of an IELTS 6.0 (with no band less than 6.0), 

IELTS 6.5 (with no band less than 6.5) or 

IELTS 7.0 (with no band less than 6.5) to commence study.

English and Academic Preparation 2 (10 weeks)

Intermediate - for students with IELTS 5.5 overall (with no band less than 5.5); IELTS 6.0 overall (with no band less than 5.0); or equivalent.

Advanced - for students with IELTS 6.0 overall (with no band less than 6.0); or IELTS 6.5 overall (with no band less than 5.5); or equivalent.

Graduate - for students with IELTS 6.5 overall (with no band less than 6.5); or IELTS 7.0 overall (with no band less than 6.0); or equivalent.

The equivalent of an IELTS 6.0 (with no band less than 6.0), 

IELTS 6.5 (with no band less than 6.5) or 

IELTS 7.0 (with no band less than 6.5) to commence study.

English and Academic Preparation 1 (5 weeks)

Intermediate - for students with IELTS 6.0 overall (no band less than 5.5); or equivalent.

Advanced - for students with IELTS 6.5 overall (with bands less than 6.0); or equivalent.

Graduate - for students with IELTS 7.0 overall (with no band less than 6.5); or equivalent.

The equivalent of an IELTS 6.0 (with no band less than 6.0), 

IELTS 6.5 (with no band less than 6.5) or 

IELTS 7.0 (with no band less than 6.5) to commence study.


Academic background and requirement

Successful completion of Australian Year 12 with one final year course in Mathematics (any) or one final year course of either Chemistry, Biology or Physics or overseas equivalent.

Students with post-school qualifications (e.g. diplomas, advanced diplomas) may be considered for admission with advanced standing or credit (recognition of prior learning).

China:

  • Gao San (Senior High Year 3) (Year 12) with an average of 75% in four academic subjects. OR
  • 高考Gao Kao cut-off score for Tier 2 Chinese Universities. OR
  • Completion of one-year post-secondary study with at least an average score of 70% at a recognized institution.

India: 

  • Completion of All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE) or Indian School Certificate (CISCE) with an average of 60% in the best four academic subjects*.
  • OR Higher Secondary Certificate with an average of 70% (for Punjab and Haryana) or 65% (for other State Boards)in the best four academic subjects*

*excludes local languages, work experience, physical education and other nonacademic subjects

Foundation Studies Program

This pre-university program is designed specifically for students to meet the requirements to enter the first year of an undergraduate degree or one of the Higher Education Diplomas.

Note: Foundation Access Studies (FAST) program is not available to international students.

Career opportunities

  • Animal technician
  • Biological scientist
  • Clinical scientist
  • Conservation and biodiversity manager
  • Ecological advisor
  • Evolution and adaption biologist
  • Fisheries officer
  • Park ranger
  • Wildlife officer
  • Zoologist
  • Geneticist
  • Immunologist
  • Pathologist
  • Cytologist

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