Clinical Training Programs

The College of Veterinary Medicine, Murdoch University has vacancies in a number of training programs for Semester 2 2018 (July).


  Residency Training Programs 

  • Small Animal Medicine
  • Equine Medicine & Surgery (Surgery Emphasis) 

The three year, full-time program allows a successful candidate to fulfil many credential requirements for speciality certification. The residencies are supervised by board certified academic staff through compulsory, concurrent enrolment in three years, full-time postgraduate study at Murdoch University. Completion of a Masters of Veterinary Clinical Studies (M1223) and a Research Masters in Training degree is required for completion of the residency training program.  A stipend is offered to students enrolled full‐time in the postgraduate degrees ($40,000 for M1223, RMT) 

12-month Specialty Training 

  • Small Animal Medicine 

The Specialty Training Program with a Veterinary Education Emphasis is a year‐long training program in the School of Veterinary and Life Sciences at Murdoch University in Western Australia. The training program offers experience in a specialty discipline with an emphasis on veterinary education through concurrent enrolment in a Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education (G1025). This position would suit a veterinary graduate with some experience, interested in university training or pursuing a residency. Exceptional new graduates will be considered. A taxable stipend of $30,000 is offered for enrolment in G1025. 

Application for both positions are restricted to veterinarians with a degree that can be registered in Western Australia.  Australian and New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent residency status is required for tuition fee support eligibility. Successful applicants who do not meet citizenship or residency criteria are responsible for International Student Tuition Fees. 

Enquiries can be forwarded to Dr Giselle Hosgood by email   

To Apply 

A letter of intent, current CV, copy of academic transcripts and names of 3 referees, a copy of passport/visa as proof of Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency or of New Zealand citizenship should be submitted to Candidates are chosen following a competitive selection process.

All applications close March 26, 2018. (Early applications are encouraged.)

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