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Wildlife Diseases (Coursework), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Pretoria, South Africa
As the only Faculty of Veterinary Science in the country, we play a distinctive role in the training of veterinarians and veterinary nurses who are indispensable for the country’s farming and animal welfare needs. This Wildlife Diseases (Coursework) programme is offered by University of Pretoria.
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Overview

Faculty Notes

They are the leading Faculty of Veterinary Science in Africa and enjoy wide-ranging international recognition.

In 2018 the Faculty was ranked 37th among the top 50 veterinary schools globally by the Shanghai ranking system.

Our graduates and research programmes are vital to enhancing public and animal health, promoting biosecurity and welfare, and ensuring that our pets are safe and sound. The quality of its training is such that graduates from this Faculty have no difficulty competing for and entering postgraduate programmes at universities in countries around the world. This Wildlife Diseases (Coursework) programme is offered by University of Pretoria.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research methodology 
  • Veterinary wildlife studies 
  • Mini-dissertation: Wildlife diseases 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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    83

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General Requirements

  • Subject to the stipulations of the applicable UP General Regulations, a candidate must be in possession of the BVSc or an equivalent veterinary degree; and have two (2) years of applicable post-qualification general veterinary experience or one year of training in the specific field as an intern at a recognized training facility. In certain cases, the head of department under which a specific field of study lies, may require a candidate to pass an entrance examination to demonstrate that the person has the relevant experience.
  • Students will be required to submit a project concept note as part of the application, for consideration for admission.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2003 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2003 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    2003 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2003 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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From R34 000 to R39 000

Living costs for Pretoria

  • 8592 - 10310 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

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