Veterinary medicine

University of Saskatchewan


  • Required: Two years (30.0 units minimum) of pre-professional study
  • Study for: Four years at the University of Saskatchewan
  • Degree awarded: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

Admission requirements

To be eligible for admission, candidates must complete at least two full years of post-secondary study (30.0 units of coursework), including the necessary prerequisite courses, and have:

  • A minimum overall average of 75% in all university-transferrable coursework (all grades are converted to a common scale for comparative purposes and this converted average will be used).

Required pre-requisite courses

Subject Area Suggested UVic Courses
English (3 units) Two of ENGL 135, 146 & 147
Biology (3 units) BIOL 186 & 184
Chemistry (3 units) CHEM 101 & 102
Math & Stat (3 units) MATH 100 or 109 & 101 or MATH 102  & 151
Physics (1.5 units) PHYS 102 or 110 or 120
Organic Chemistry (1.5 units) CHEM 231
Biochemistry (1.5 units) BIOC 299 or 300A
Genetics (1.5 units) BIOL 230
Microbiology (1.5 units) MICR 200A

 

Contact information

Admissions Office
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Saskatchewan
52 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B4