Being a veterinarian probably is a dream for all animal lovers. What will you exactly learn from a vet science degree? How’s the career prospects of veterinarian? How to be a qualified veterinarian? AAS is explaining all for you!

Veterinary Science is a profession that involves diversified expertise. Australia ’s veterinary courses include animal anatomy, physiology, diagnostics and so on. You will also understand the behavior and emotions of animals. Veterinary Science Degrees in Australia have strict quotas every year, so students face cut-throat competition for the place.

Basically graduates work as veterinarian or animal-related occupations. The average annual salary of Veterinarian in Australia is AUD $92500. To be a qualified veterinarian in Australia, you need to complete a degree that is accredited by AVBC (The Australasian Veterinary Boards Council) and register with the veterinary registration board after graduating.

English language requirements


Study Plans

Bachelor of Veterinary Science5 years
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine4 years

Recommended Universities

The University of Queensland, The University of Sydney, The University of Melbourne, The University of Adelaide

Career outcomes


Migration prospects

Veterinarian is on the MTLSSL (Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List). There are many types of visas that lead you to become a permanent resident in Australia.

Applicants must have a positive skills assessment from AVBC (The Australasian Veterinary Boards Council).

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