The UK leads the way in providing this training and, in order to meet the demand for skilled professionals, the RVC has developed a unique postgraduate veterinary epidemiology course, delivered jointly with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).
This demanding masters in veterinary epidemiology programme is led by veterinary epidemiologists and supported by policy makers from the forefront of UK government and you will gain a fascinating insight into the work of the Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA, formerly AHVLA). Your areas of study will combine LSHTM’s strengths in epidemiological principles and communicable disease epidemiology, with the RVC’s expertise in veterinary epidemiology, animal health and production.The MSc in Veterinary Epidemiology of Royal Veterinary College comprises six compulsory modules, followed by a 12-week research project on a relevant topic of your choice. PGDip students study five modules only and are not required to complete a research project.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Epidemiology in Practice
- Extended Epidemiology,
- Statistics for Epidemiology and
- Population Health,
- Epidemiological Aspects of
- Laboratory Investigation,
- Surveillance of Animal Health and Production
- Statistical Methods in Epidemiology
- Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesPublic Health Veterinary Medicine View 40 other Masters in Veterinary Medicine in United Kingdom
You must have (or expect to receive) a first or second class honours degree (or equivalent). Please contact Admissions if you are unsure whether your degree is equivalent.
As this is a multidisciplinary subject, we welcome candidates from many different backgrounds. If you have a degree in veterinary science, biological science, veterinary or human medicine, mathematics or statistics, and relevant postgraduate and veterinary work experience, then we encourage you to apply..
International24200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24200 GBP per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA10470 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10470 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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