Distance Education

To see what's on offer in 2015, browse the list below and follow each course's link for more details. If you'd prefer to view the subject range in pdf format download the 2015 CVE Programs Brochure.



Join the CVE and take advantage of our new 5% discount on all DE courses, effective 2015.


Small animal programs

Behavioural Medicine

Cardiorespiratory Medicine

Clinical Neurology - NEW in 2015

Clinical Pathology


Diagnostic Imaging
     Thoracic Imaging February  May
     Abdominal Imaging May  August
     Skeletal Imaging August  November

Emergency Medicine/FULL

Feline Medicine

Internal Medicine: A Problem Solving Approach/ Full

Internal Medicine: Keys to Understanding



Surgery/ FULL

Medical Oncology running in 2016 [ register interest ] see the 2014 course details

Large animal programs

Beef Production Medicine

Ruminant Nutrition running in 2016 [ register interest ] see the 2014 course details


Enrol online from each subject's page; email us at cve.disted@sydney.edu.au or telephone 61 2 9351 7979. Payment plans are also available (see more below).

Up for the challenge?

The Centre for Veterinary Education's Distance Education programs are designed to provide you with structured, flexible professional development that you can immediately implement in your practice, with:

  • expertly written notes by leaders in their veterinary fields
  • regular feedback from your tutors that ensures your success
  • structured learning you can do at home or at the practice
  • 10 modules to study over 10 months
  • face-to-face workshops
  • an interactive online forum with other participants
  • over 300 hours of challenging Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


Course fees are listed on each subject page and also in the 2015 brochure. Also, CVE members now receive 5% discount on Distance Education course registrations. Please look out for member rates (excluding eMembers).

PAYMENT PLANS for Distance Education courses are now available

Interested in a payment plan? Email us or call 61 2 9351 7979 during business hours.


Distance Education policies are outlined here. (Distance Education students may also qualify for a 10% discount on CVE events and TimeOnline programs. Please refer to the Policies page for further details.)

Technical requirements

Please visit this page for information.


Answers to questions about Distance Education programs.