Membership Examinations 2018

Enquiries are now invited from veterinarians for Membership Examinations to be held in June/July 2018.

Details of dates are:

                                                   Written Papers                                     5 June 2018

                                                  Oral/Practical Examinations            30th June, 1 and 2 July 2018

The fee is $A1,350.  The administration component of the fee is 25% and is non-refundable.  Closing date for applications: 31 October 2017.  Applications received after 31 October and before 30 November will be charged an additional $A50 late lodgement fee.  Candidates withdrawing from the examination less than 100 days prior to the written examination i.e. after 25 February 2018 will forfeit the entire fee.


Examinations in the following subjects will be offered in 2018

Animal Welfare                                                                      Avian Health (Caged and Aviary Birds)

Avian Health (Poultry)                                                          Medicine and Management of Aquaculture Species

Equine Dentistry                                                                   Surgery of Horses

Medicine of Cats                                                                   Medicine of Australasian Wildlife Species

Medicine of Zoo Animals                                                     Small Animal Dentistry & Oral Surgery

Small Animal Medicine                                                        Small Animal Surgery

Veterinary Behaviour                                                           Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care

Veterinary Pharmacology                                                    Veterinary Pathology

Veterinary Radiology (Small Animal)                                 Medicine and Management of Laboratory Animals

Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Diseases*

 *Please contact the College office to confirm if this subject can be offered.

Examinations in the following subjects may be offered in 2019

Animal Nutrition (Ruminant)                                             Animal Breeding and Genetics*

Veterinary Anaesthesia & Analgesia                                Veterinary Behaviour

Veterinary Radiology (Small Animal)                                Veterinary Radiology (Large Animal)

Veterinary Epidemiology                                                    Veterinary Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases*

Medicine of Dairy Cattle                                                      Medicine of Beef Cattle

Medicine of Goats                                                                Medicine of Sheep

Medicine and Surgery of Unusual Pets                             Medicine of Deer*

Medicine of Horses                                                              Small Animal Medicine

Small Animal Surgery                                                          Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Veterinary Public Health

Registration of intent to sit Membership examinations for admission to the College in 2018 or later is now invited from members of the veterinary profession. 


Further information available from the College website includes:

  • Membership Candidate Handbook, for all general information you will need to understand the examination process
  • Subject guidelines with discipline specific learning outcomes and suggested reading lists
  • Forms required to be completed for membership application


Please forward all applications to:

                                                           Assistant College Manager

                                                           The Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists

                                                           Building 3, 2404 Logan Road,

                                                           Eight Mile Plains, QLD 4113

                                                           Telephone:  (07) 3423 2016

                                                           Facsimile:  (07) 3423 2977