Veterinary Technology

Achieve your life-long dream of working with animals. Through our intensive and practical training, you will graduate as a competent veterinary technician. You will also get a head start by assisting our veterinary team in veterinary care and procedures such as animal husbandry, anaesthesia monitoring and diagnostic testing at our licensed TP Animal Clinic & Wellness facility. Acquire skills in veterinary science and technology, aquatic animal and pet care, and animal model studies. This broad-based training allows you to enjoy job opportunities in the aquaculture, veterinary care, and biomedical research industries. The curriculum involves participation in industry projects and structured training programmes. You will also further hone your technical competencies through an exciting six-month enhanced internship programme – either locally or overseas - in research institutions, aquaculture and marine animal parks and facilities, or veterinary clinics and hospitals.

Why Us?

A broad-based curriculum enables you to join various sectors, from aquaculture, veterinary care and clinical practices to biomedical research.

Get skills-based clinical training at our on-campus TP Animal Clinic & Wellness facility to build competencies in providing veterinary assistance in a real-world setting.

Gain valuable hands-on experiences in aquaculture through project-based learning at the Centre for Aquaculture & Veterinary Science – a purpose-built, innovative and technology-driven centre.

Our Student Projects

Measuring Feed Conversion Ratio (FCR) of Vannamei Fry (2021)

In their final year of study, our students had the opportunity to intern at Fin by BOAT, Singapore’s first indoor aquaculture farm located in Tuas. Our students acquired many important skills such as water monitoring, care and husbandry of fishes as well as learning about the use of nanobubble technology in aquaculture.

Developing Cost-effective Pelleted Feed to Replace the Use of Expired Confectionery Products at West Johor Strait farms (2021)

During their internship, students were involved in the husbandry of tilapias for their major project at the Marine Aquaculture Centre (MAC). It gave them the opportunity to apply the general husbandry skills and concepts they had learned; such as proper feeding techniques and management, water parameters testing, and behaviour monitoring.

The Diagnostic Use of Intraocular Pressure Measurement in Sedated Birds (2021)

Students worked on a research project focused on avian ophthalmology during an internship with Jurong Bird Park. They had the invaluable opportunity to practice essential clinical skills and gained new knowledge on providing care for avian patients, which boosted their passion for veterinary care.

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