Animal and Veterinary Sciences

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An exciting part of the Veterinary Sciences degree involves on the job training through Workplace Learning (WPL).

To assist you with your WPL journey, the following tabs contain important information and guides to ensure you are aware of your WPL requirements.

The following indicates your compulsory Workplace Learning (WPL) components:

Bachelor of Veterinary Biology / Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honors) Integrated Honours (4488BS)

  • VSC122 - Veterinary Practice 1 (2 Days)
  • VSC222 - Veterinary Practice 2 (2 Days)
  • VSC331 - Diagnosis and Critical Thinking in Veterinary Science (60 Days)
  • VSC410 - Clinical Practice 1 (20 Days)
  • VSC420 - Clinical Practice 2 (4 Days)
  • VSC450 - Clinical Practice 3 (30 Days)
  • VSC460 - Veterinary Professional Practice (7 Days)
  • VSC471 - Clinical Rotation 1 - Equine Practice (15 Days)
  • VSC472 - Clinical Rotation 2 - Small Animal Practice (15 Days)
  • VSC473 - Clinical Rotation 3 - Dairy Cattle Practice (15 Days)
  • VSC474 - Clinical Rotation 4 - Rural Practice (15 Days)
  • VSC475 - Clinical Rotation 5 - Veterinary Diagnostic Services (15 Days)
  • VSC476 - Clinical Rotation 6 - Specialism Practice (15 Days)
  • VSC477 - Clinical Rotation 7 - Livestock Industries (15 Days)
  • VSC478 - Clinical Rotation 8 - Mixed Practice (15 Days)
  • VSC479 - Clinical Rotation 9 - State Veterinary Medicine (15 Days)
  • VSC480 - Clinical Rotation 10 - Clinical Extramural Studies 3 (15 Days)

Bachelor of Animal Science (5407AS)

  • ASC310 - Contemporary & Emerging Issues in Animal Science (30 days)

Bachelor of Veterinary Technology (4415VT)

  • ASC183 - Foundations in Veterinary Surgical Nursing (15 Days)
  • ASC184 - Applied Veterinary Nursing (15 Days)
  • ASC391 - Veterinary Anaesthesia and Surgery Nursing (10 Days)
  • ASC392 - Veterinary Medical Nursing (10 Days)
  • ASC393 - Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Nursing (10 Days)

Bachelor of Equine Science (with specialisation) (5403ES)

  • ASC380 - Professional Practice (20 days)

Master of Veterinary Studies (Research) (4721VT)

  • VSC511 - Veterinary Clinical Skills (40 days)
  • VSC515 - Integration of Theory, Knowledge and Practice (40 days)
  • VSC612 - Masters Research (10 days)
  • VSC614 - Clinical Research Internship (10 days)
  • VSC615 - Veterinary Masters Dissertation (20 days)

Doctor of Veterinary Studies (4900VT)

  • VSC711 - Advanced Veterinary Clinical Skills (40 days)
  • VSC712 - Doctorate Research Plan (10 days)
  • VSC713 - Clinical Research Dissertation (60 days)
  • VSC714 - Advanced Clinical Research Internship (20 days)
  • VSC715 - Advanced Integration of Theory, Knowledge and Practice (40 days)

It is compulsory as a Charles Sturt University student to obtain and maintain specific requirements throughout their degree

Charles Sturt University WPL requirements - Mandatory

Due date for requirements outlined below:

  • Q Fever Vaccination - no later than course commencement
  • Tetanus Vaccination – no later than course commencement
  • Uniform & ID Badge - 30 June

Charles Sturt University WPL requirements - Highly Recommended

  • Swine Flu Vaccination

Once Charles Sturt University WPL requirements are obtained, instructions on how to upload to InPlace can be found on the Faculty of Science and Health Interact2 site Faculty of Science and Health Interact 2

To support the Workplace Learning journey the following services will provide important information:

To assist with the Workplace Learning (WPL) journey, the following resources provide important information:

Need help or assistance?

Please contact the Faculty of Science and Health Workplace Learning Team.

Phone: +61 26933 3010
Email: FOSH-WPL@csu.edu.au