Credits are awarded by RCVS and not the University of Edinburgh, which means the programme is not eligible for a University of Edinburgh award.
You can design your own postgraduate certificate by choosing a combination of 10 credit elements that reflects your area of interest and are directly relevant to your work. As part of this consistent, flexible framework, you can choose modules from a number of accredited institutions in the UK.
You are also encouraged to support your study by undertaking appropriate continuing professional development (CPD) and working closely with a mentor or senior colleague with experience in the subject area and/or personal experience of undertaking veterinary postgraduate qualifications.
Holders of the RCVS Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (Online Learning) from The University of Edinburgh will have the qualities and transferable skills necessary for professional veterinary work. Candidates may elect to progress to a European Diploma following completion of the certificate
The programme is structured to allow sequential progression through the A module (foundation skills), B module (core skills) and C modules (advanced skills). While it is recommended that the Certificate is taken in this way, it is also possible to take the modules in any order.
The Certificate can be taken over 10 years, with each module taking between 1-2 years. It is possible to complete the full programme (60 credit equivalent) in one year, though this will depend on the assessment timetable for each module.
For most candidates the usual route of study is:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application.
2 - 10 years part-time intermittent study
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Get a free IELTS practice test
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Candidates will be required to pay an additional examination registration fee for the oral synoptic examination of £750.
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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