Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

The University of Adelaide
A Adelaide (Australia)

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  • Master
  • Adelaide (Australia)
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3 years

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University Of Adelaide Thebarton Campus 3/49 Holland Street, SA 5005, South Australia, Australia
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Veterinary Medicine
Skills and Training


The first two years of the program aim to develop the scientific and technical skills needed to become a veterinarian and include a theme of professional development.
The final year is made up of a total of six three-week clinical rotations to consolidate scientific knowledge and technical skills prior to entering practice.
 There is also a requirement for a further 23 weeks of extramural practical work during the program that must be completed.
Academic Program Rules The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Example Study Plan Level I All candidates shall complete the following core courses: Semester I VET SC 7001RW DVM Professional Skills VET SC 7006RW Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology VET SC 7008RW Veterinary Practice Fundamentals VET SC 7009RW General Pathology  Semester II VET SC 7002RW Fundamentals of Veterinary Anaesthesia, Diagnostic Imaging and Surgery  VET SC 7004RW Intensive Production Medicine    VET SC 7005RW Clinical Research Project VET SC 7010RW Systems Pathology Level II All candidates shall complete the following core courses: Semester I VET SC 7210RW Companion Animal Practice A VET SC 7213RW Wildlife and Conservation Practice  VET SC 7211RW Equine Practice A VET SC 7222RW Ruminant Practice B Semester II VET SC 7223RW Veterinary Public Health  VET SC 7221RW Equine Practice B VET SC 7220RW Companion Animal Practice B VET SC 7212RW Ruminant Practice A Level III All candidates shall complete the following core courses: Core Rotations VET SC 7300RW Equine Practice Rotation VET SC 7301RW Production Animal Practice Rotation VET SC 7302RW Companion Animal Practice Rotation VET SC 7303RW Anaesthesia & Analgesia Rotation VET SC 7304RW Pathology & Diagnostic Services Rotation VET SC 7305RW Veterinary Public Health Rotation VET SC 7306RW DVM Elective Topic VET SC 707RW Transition to the Veterinary Profession Extra-mural studies Students must complete Doctor of Veterinary Medicine extra mural studies (EMS) to the value of 23 weeks.
    This is broken into four components: a.
6 weeks of preparatory extra-mural studies (EMS-1)b.
 4 weeks of level II EMS (EMS-2)c.
 12 weeks of level III EMS (EMS-3) which cannot begin until DVM level II courses are successfully completedd.
1 week of after-hours roster in the University of Adelaide Veterinary Health Centre (EMS-VHC).
  This can begin after the successful completion of DVM I and must be finalised by the end of semester 2 in DVM II.
    EMS can begin after the successful completion of VET SC 7001RW DVM Professional Skills.
  In order to be eligible for early conferral and registration as a Veterinarian in January of the year following completion of studies, students must ensure that their EMS have been finalised by early December in their final year of study.
Before beginning a period of extra mural studies, students are required to ensure that the placement will be acceptable by consulting the Extra Mural Coordinator and/or DVM Program Management Committee, and the placement attendance has approval of the Head of School.
Upon completion of each period of extra mural studies, students are required to complete and submit all placement associated documentation and tasks to a satisfactory standard, including certification of attendance by the placement supervisor for approval by the Extra Mural Coordinator or DVM Program Management Committee.
  Assessment Varies with individual courses and includes a combination of verbal presentations, written assignments, individual or group projects and exams.