Bachelor of Veterinary Technology

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00025B

In the Bachelor of Veterinary Technology, you'll study basic sciences (chemistry, biochemistry, mathematics), animal handling and care, welfare and behaviour, applied and clinical nutrition, mechanisms of animal disease and diagnostic techniques. You'll also learn about clinical aspects of small and large animal health, therapeutics, surgical and medical nursing principles, and veterinary practice management.As you progress through the program, you can choose from a wide range of elective courses including agribusiness, equine science, wildlife science and animal production. You can also enhance your skills by concurrently enrolling in the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, the Certificate III in Rural Operations or the Farm Ready program.You'll graduate with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in a broad array of industries including clinical, commercial, research, education, diagnostics, zoos, poultry, cattle and horse enterprises.


48 units


  • Veterinary technology

Standard entry requirements

  • Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C). Biology, Chemistry and/or Physics are recommended subjects.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gatton International: $144,480 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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