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Advanced Practice in Veterinary Nursing

University of Glasgow

36 months
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About

The Advanced Practice in Veterinary Nursing programme of the University of Glasgow provides a framework for postgraduate study that gives you the opportunity to advance your knowledge, improve research skills, and practice evidence-based veterinary nursing.

Overview

Why this programme

  • Specifically designed to support the delivery of quality care, evidence-based learning and best practice techniques. 
  • Devised by experts from different fields of veterinary nursing and the wider veterinary industry, this means the planning and delivery of courses remains current, relevant and valuable to you, especially when it comes to furthering your career.
  • Experience a range of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, tutorials, work-based learning and project work through our online learning platform.
  • Tailor the subject of many of your assessments and final dissertation to RCVS logo disciplines or specialisms relevant and interesting to you.
  • The PG Certificate is accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Upon graduation from the programme, RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurses who have pre-enrolled with the RCVS will be able to use the CertAVN post nominal. Further information can be found on the RCVS website at Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Nursing.
  • 2021 winner of the Knowledge Award Champion for teaching quality improvement to Veterinary Nurses both in practice and education.

Career Prospects

The Advanced Practice in Veterinary Nursing programme of the University of Glasgow meets the demand for the preparation of both specialised and extended role practitioners.

It will develop students’ knowledge, skills and confidence allowing them to pursue a career related to Advanced Practice in Veterinary Nursing such as:

  • Referral nurse
  • Head nurse
  • Practice manager
  • Educator
  • Researcher

The programme also provides a platform for students to move into the field of research, with the potential for individuals to continue studying towards a PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research and Evidence Based Veterinary Nursing
  • Clinical Governance in Veterinary Nursing
  • Developing Evidence Based Practice Through Reflection
  • Research Design and Dissemination
  • Animal and Veterinary Ethics
  • Teaching and Assessment in Veterinary Nursing

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications for this online programme will be accepted up until it commences.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Previous clinical experience is essential as a significant proportion of the content is directly related to practice
  • Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs) who have a BSc/BSc(Hons) in Veterinary Nursing or a related subject, or equivalent international qualification, will be considered for the MSc programme
  • RVNs that hold the RCVS Dip AVN (achieved post-2005), RCVS DipHE AVN, DipHE CVN or FdSc VN/HND VN plus one years post-qualification work experience, or equivalent international qualification, will be considered for the PgCert in the first instance
  • RVNs that hold the RCVS Level 3 Diploma with two years post-qualification work experience or the RCVS DipAVN (achieved pre-2005) will be required to submit supporting documentation for their application and will be considered for the PgCert in the first instance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13050 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    4350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13050 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.

PgDip

  • UK / EU / International: £8,700

PgCert

  • UK / EU / International: £4,350

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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