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University of Melbourne

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Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Public Health

  • Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Public Health provides practical education and training. As an existing veterinarian, animal scientist or animal health worker, it will prepare you so you can contribute effectively in animal disease responses, both in Australia and internationally.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
1 year part-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Mar, Jul, Aug

About this course

Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Public Health provides practical education and training. As an existing veterinarian, animal scientist or animal health worker, it will prepare you so you can contribute effectively in animal disease responses, both in Australia and internationally.

Study locations

Parkville

What you will learn

Specialised training

Undertake specialised training in responding to animal health emergencies, particularly those with a potential public health consequence, with the Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Public Health.

Subjects studied

Study the selection and interpretation of laboratory tests; project management; advanced disease recognition and control; risk communication; epidemiology; selection and evaluation of control options; simulation exercises and preparedness planning.

Develop scientific and professional skills

Take on a range of disciplines in veterinary science, management, leadership and risk communication.

COURSE STRUCTURE

You can see the course structure and details of individual subjects available for study here.

Course structure

How to apply

Once you are ready to apply you will need to prepare the following documents to submit with your application:

  • A personal statement in the form of a cover letter, detailing:
    1. Your interest in Veterinary Public Health, the management of emergency animal diseases, and this course,
    2. Explaining how your career has reached this point, and
    3. How you see completing this course will advance your career.
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Academic transcripts