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Applications for Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience)

All applicants are advised to read the 2018 Admissions Guide before applying for the Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience) program.

The 2018 Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience) Admissions Guide contains detailed information about admission criteria, requirements and eligibility. For 2018 entry, the admissions process also includes completion of the prescribed questionnaire and interview (if invited). It is imperative that applicants familiarise themselves with the guide to ensure they understand the requirements of the admissions process.

The Faculty of Sciences regularly reviews the admission criteria and application processes for its programs, including the Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience). Information on this website provides advice about the current admission cycle, entry requirements and selection process and may not be correct for future application periods.

To apply for entry to the Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience) program there are extra assessment criteria. All applicants are required to complete a questionnaire and if eligible you will be asked to attend an interview.

Further admissions information will be provided shortly.

There are inherent requirements associated with the Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience) program that prospective students need to be aware of before applying.

More information: Veterinary Bioscience in Degree Finder

Domestic Students

After applying through SATAC, domestic applicants should log in to the Admissions Portal from 14 August 2017 onwards. Note: it may take up to 48 hours to gain access from the time of submitting your SATAC application.

International Students

  • International applicants will be provided with the prescribed questionnaire after lodging an application.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • General

    What are the entry scores needed to be considered for admission into the BSc (Veterinary Bioscience)?
    Please refer to the Degree Finder for more information.

    Are there pre-requisites for admission into the Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience)?
    Yes. Please refer to Degree Finder for more information.

  • Offers

    When will offers be made?
    Offers will be made through SATAC during their offer rounds. Please refer to SATAC for these dates.

    I got the same ATAR as my friend. We were both interviewed. Why did my friend get an offer but I didn’t?
    Academic performance is not the only element of the admission process and your scores in the interview may have varied. You may also be competing for entry into a different level of the program.

    My friend got in last year and his ATAR was lower than mine?
    That may very well be the case. The standard of applications to the BSc (Veterinary Bioscience) program varies from year to year. Your friend may have scored higher in their interview. There are limited places available (40 per year for Level 1 – it is highly competitive).

    If I did not get an offer what are my options?
    Unsuccessful applicants can reapply for the Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience) the following year. It is recommended that applicants also apply for the Bachelor of Science (Animal Science) and apply to transfer into the Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Science) the following year. The first year of both programs is similar and opportunities exist for BSc (Animal Science) students to transfer into the second year of the BSc (Veterinary Bioscience). Please note that it is extremely competitive and the same admission process applies (i.e. academic grades, questionnaire and interview process).

    How do I lodge a complaint?
    All complaints regarding admissions and the associated process will be taken seriously. Applicants must provide a written statement outlining their concerns and attaching any relevant documentation and submit electronically to animalvetsci@adelaide.edu.au within 1 month of receiving their application outcome. All complaints will be presented to the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences Admissions Committee for their consideration.

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