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.Why study at the RVC?
Founded in 1791, the Royal Veterinary College, University of London, is a long-established institution with a global reputation for veterinary and biological sciences. Our mission is to provide visionary leadership and excellence in veterinary science through innovative scholarship and pioneering clinical activity. We are the only veterinary school in the world to be accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education, the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council.The LSHTM
The LSHTM is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public health and global health, and was recently named the world’s leading research-focused graduate school (Thomson Reuters / Times Higher Education, 2013). It has been cited as one of the world’s top universities for collaborative research.
The LSHTM's mission is to improve public health and health equity in the UK and worldwide, working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.
More informationVisit official programme website
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 36 other Masters in Veterinary Medicine in United Kingdom
Applicants should have a first- or second-class university honours degree or equivalent.Individuals with degrees in biological sciences,veterinary or human medicine, mathematics or statistics, and relevant post graduate experience, are all encouraged to apply. Applicants are expected to have a high level of numeracy skills (e.g. A level Mathematics or Statistics or a module with a good mark in their university degree).
Applicants from overseas will be required to provide evidence of proficiency in spoken and written English, including scientific usage and comprehension.
International22150 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 22150 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA9170 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9170 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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