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Bachelor of Veterinary Science

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Becoming a veterinarian is a great goal that leads to an interesting, varied and rewarding career working with people and their animals. Massey's veterinary degree is highly ranked and widely accredited.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
5 years full-time
Study Mode
In person

About this course

Becoming a veterinarian is a great goal that leads to an interesting, varied and rewarding career working with people and their animals. Massey's veterinary degree is highly ranked and widely accredited. Our graduates can work in many countries including the USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, the UK, and several in Asia.

Entry requirements

The Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) is a five-year degree divided into two phases:

  • a pre-selection phase (a minimum of one semester). Entry into the pre-selection semester is open to anyone who meets the Massey University entrance requirements.

This is followed by:

  • a professional phase (9 semesters - 4.5 years). Entry into the professional phase is through a selection process based on your performance in the pre-selection phase.

Study locations

Manawatu

Career pathways

Studying veterinary science at Massey University will give you scientific training with a broad range of species. As well as working as a clinical veterinarian, your veterinary degree could lead to many different challenging and rewarding careers.

Credit for prior study or work

If you're already a student in a veterinary programme elsewhere and wish to enquire about transferring into our veterinary programme contact us through the Enquire button on this page.