All applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
The required Academic IELTS and TOEFL scores for 2010 are:
|IELTS (Academic English only)||TOEFL (paper-based test)||TOEFL (computer-based test)||TOEFL (Internet-based test)|
|6.5 (with no band less than 6.0)||577 + TWE 4.5||233 + 4.5 essay rating||90 + no band less than 21|
Successful completion at H2B level (70% or greater) of the Postgraduate Certificate in Avian Health is a prerequisite for the Master of Avian Health and Medicine.
1 For those veterinary graduates who do not have prior relevant and documented experience from working in the intensive poultry industry, their reading and practical involvement in fieldwork MUST be supplemented by undertaking a formal mentorship period for a minimum of 6 months with an avian veterinarian who is practicing with a commercial poultry company. Arrangements must be approved by the Faculty through course coordinators prior to commencement.
Tuition fees for each unit in 2010 are AUD $5,900. Fees must be paid prior to the commencement of each unit. We do not accept late entries into the course.
There are no scholarships offered by the University of Melbourne for the Avian Health Online courses. However, many of our students have been sponsored by their employers who recognise the value of these degrees. Local students may also wish to approach the Australian Poultry CRC for financial support. Please contact the Research and Graduate Studies Manager for further information.
How to Apply
International students must apply through the International Admissions Office. Please visit their web site for the application and other important information, such as the English language requirement: www.futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/int/grad/how-to-apply
Local students (Australian citizens or permanent residents, and New Zealand citizens)
Local students should complete the online application. There is no application fee for local students.
Note: For entry into the course, Unit 1 is only on offer in Semester 1 each year.
|2010 cohort||Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Application Due Date:||Friday 8th January 2010||Friday 16th July 2010|
|Enrolment Due Date:||Friday 26th February 2010||Friday 13th August 2010|
|Semester Start Date:||Monday 1st March 2010||Monday 16th August 2010|
|Semester End Date:||Friday 25th June 2010||Friday 10th December 2010|
|Examinations:||Week of 21st June 2010||Week of 6th December 2010|
|2011 cohort||Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Application Due Date:||Tuesday 30th November 2010||n/a|
|Enrolment Due Date:||Friday 25th February 2011||Friday 12th August 2011|
|Semester Start Date:||Monday 28th Febuary 2011||Monday 15th August 2011|
|Semester End Date:||Friday 24th June 2011||Friday 9th December 2011|
|Examinations:||16th and 17th weeks of the semester||16th and 17th weeks of the semester|
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