Federation University Australia

Bachelor of Veterinary and Wildlife Science

Federation University Australia (RTO 4909)
Institution rating
4.3
Duration
3 yearsfull-time
Study mode
Online, On-campus
Next start date
February

Why study this course

  • Prepare for a range of roles in the animal management industry, including as an Animal Control Officer, Animal Technician, Wildlife Officer, Conservation and Biodiversity Manager and Ecological Advisor
  • Learn about anatomy, animal health, biochemistry, cellular metabolism, immunology, microbiology, physiology and zoology
  • Benefit from a combination of laboratory-based learning and fieldwork in farming and breeding enterprises, animal health practices and natural habitats

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 12 in the last 2 years with a study score of at least 20 in any English and at least 20 in any mathematics and/or science; OR
  • Previous higher education studies with results at a pass level; OR
  • Successful completion of a tertiary preparatory program such as FedUni Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST); OR
  • Successful completion of a Certificate III qualification or higher

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Ballarat - Mt Helen
  • Berwick
  • Gippsland - Churchill
Online study also available

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Enquire with Federation University Australia to find out more about your study options.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn about:

  • Principles of biology
  • Systems biology
  • Scientific communication
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • General microbiology
  • Animal management and disease
  • Pathophysiology
  • Mammalian genetics
  • Immunology

Enquire with Federation University Australia to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Federation University Australia to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Federation University Australia can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

You may apply for the Industry Placement Program (IPP) which provides you with the opportunity to complete up to 26 weeks of industry-based experience.


Enquire with Federation University Australia to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

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Student ratings of Federation University Australia courses

Federation University Australia
4.3
(156 reviews)
*Combined student rating of this institution's courses
572
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320
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Percentage of students that felt this course had a positive impact on their career
85%
Percentage of students that would recommend this course to a friend, relative or colleague
89%

Current and industry-relevant content
4.3
Course content compared to what was expected
4.3
Balance between theory and practical work
4.1
Quality of teachers and academic support
4.2
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
4.3
Assistance to help you find a job
3.4
Quality of online study portal
4.2
Transparency of course fees
4.3

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Support and delivery

When you study with Federation University, you will:

  • Have the option to enrol in FedReady, a free short course that will develop your academic skills and prepare you for higher education study
  • Have access to Student Academic and Study Support (SASS) programs and resources, including mentors, study groups and online tutoring
  • Benefit from small class sizes and more opportunities for one-on-one access to teachers
  • Have access to a range of support services that are available across all campuses, including counselling and disability support

Find out more about this course

Federation University Australia

Bachelor of Veterinary and Wildlife Science

You may wish to discuss the following with Federation University Australia:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements

Submit an enquiry direct to Federation University Australia.

Find out more about this course


Federation University Australia

Bachelor of Veterinary and Wildlife Science

Submit an enquiry direct to Federation University Australia.