Doctor of Veterinary Science in Canada at U of G Canada




University University of Guelph (U of G Canada)
Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Type Public
Program Type Thesis
Program Delivary On campus
Language English
Program Duration 4 years
Students 27,890
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Detailed Information of Doctor of Veterinary Science in Canada at University of Guelph

These are the international student eligibility for the Doctor of Veterinary Science in Canada

A doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) or equivalent which would allow the applicant to be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Ontario. In addition a completed internship or equivalent is usually required.

Doctor of Veterinary Science positions are usually funded positions, and are usually advertised and selected through the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians' website at www.virmp.org which can be accessed in early October. Completed applications are due to us by December 1st each year, announcements made in early March and the start date is mid-July. Occasionally specialty training positions become available and are advertised on our website, as well as in the Canadian Veterinary Journal. Moreover, you need to submit:
  • Transcripts
  • Recommendation Letter
  • Letter of Intent (Statement of Purpose)
  • CV/Resume

N.B: Most universities have specific international admission requirements based on different education systems.

These are the domestic student eligibility for the Doctor of Veterinary Science

A doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) or equivalent which would allow the applicant to be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Ontario. In addition a completed internship or equivalent is usually required.

Doctor of Veterinary Science positions are usually funded positions, and are usually advertised and selected through the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians' website at www.virmp.org which can be accessed in early October. Completed applications are due to us by December 1st each year, announcements made in early March and the start date is mid-July. Occasionally specialty training positions become available and are advertised on our website, as well as in the Canadian Veterinary Journal. Moreover, you need to submit:
  • Transcripts
  • Recommendation Letter
  • Letter of Intent (Statement of Purpose)
  • CV/Resume

These are the test eligibilities for the Doctor of Veterinary Science to qualify.

The English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements for Doctor of Veterinary Science in Canada: are:

N.B: ELP is not mandatory for all international students. You could apply without ELP if your previous degree's medium of instruction were in English. Students of Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, for example, are not required to take the ELP test.

The international student tuition fees and costs for Doctor of Veterinary Science in Canada.

Items Costs
Application Fees CA$110.00
Tuition Fees Click Tuition fee
Living Cost CA$12,000.00/year
(CA$1,000.00/month)
Student Earning CA$17,920.00/year
You will earn CA$17,920.00/year by working (20 hours/week * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 14/hour) + (40 hours/week * 4 weeks * 4 months *CAD 14/hour) at minimum wage of CA$14.00/hour.

The domestic student tuition fees and costs for Doctor of Veterinary Science in Canada.

Items Costs
Application Fees CA$110.00
Tuition Fees CA$4,993.38 /year
Living Cost CA$12,000.00/year
(CA$1,000.00/month)
Student Earning CA$17,920.00/year
This is just an estimate. You don't have any work hour limit. You will earn CA$17,920.00/year by working (20 hours/week * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 14/hour) + (40 hours/week * 4 weeks * 4 months *CAD 14/hour) at minimum wage of CA$14.00/hour.
The DVSc is currently an interdepartmental program and receives input from all academic departments in the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC): Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Studies, Pathobiology and Population Medicine.

Graduate Program Assistant (DVSc): 519-824-4120 Ext. 54725 graddvsc@uoguelph.ca

Note: Most graduate student receive a funding package made up of a number of components. The options may be one or more of the following:
  • Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA)
  • Graduate Research Assistant (GRA)
  • Graduate Service Assistant (GSA)
  • Scholarship (external and/or internal)
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