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Veterinary Education

Royal Veterinary College

M.Sc.
24 months
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9470 GBP/year
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About

The MSc in Veterinary Education is a unique part-time programme designed to promote educational excellence in the field of veterinary education. Developed by experts at the RVC's prestigious LIVE Centre, the programme can be studied as a distance learner, face-to-face at the Hawkshead campus, Hertfordshire, or using a combination of the two delivery modes.

Overview

The MSc in Veterinary Education is a unique part-time programme designed to promote educational excellence in the field of veterinary education. Developed by experts at the RVC's prestigious LIVE Centre, the programme can be studied as a distance learner, face-to-face at the Hawkshead campus, Hertfordshire, or using a combination of the two delivery modes. It is a flexible programme of study aimed at:

  • Professionals who are involved in the delivery of education and training in the veterinary or para-veterinary sectors at either further education, undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels
  • Practising veterinary surgeons and other para-veterinary professionals involved in workplace training.

The programme comprises five separate, progressive courses.Students can begin and end their studies at a point that suits their previous experience, qualifications and career aspirations.

Programme Structure

Principles and Practice in Veterinary Education I

The Principles and Practice in Veterinary Education I course is designed to facilitate the development of staff who undertake a relatively small range of teaching and learning support activity. This course is ideal for early career researchers with some teaching responsibilities, PhD students, staff new to teaching with part-time academic responsibilities, staff who support academic provision such as learning technologists, learning developers, library staff and staff who have a demonstrator or laboratory technician role. On successful completion of this part of the programme, graduates automatically become an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA). 

This module provides a broad overview of the key principles which underpin professional education. The units of study are:

  • Student learning
  • Teaching methods
  • Assessing student learning
  • Evaluating and improving practice
  • Integrated curriculum

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended, Online
  • Semi-structured
  • Regular optional meetings
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
101
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
69

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry to the programme will be open to graduates with a university degree or equivalent educational experience which is acceptable to the Royal Veterinary College
  • Entry to the PG Diploma will be open to candidates with a PG certificate in higher education (level 7 qualification) or subject to Assessment of Prior Learning and Admission with Advanced Standing
  • Entry to the final stage of MSc in Veterinary Education will be open to those candidates who have successfully completed the PG Diploma in Veterinary Education

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9470 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9470 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9470 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9470 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Professional and Career Development Loans

Available to applicants for: All MSc courses

A Professional and Career Development Loan could help you pay for learning that enhances your job skills or career prospects. It’s a bank loan, so you’ll have to pay it back once you’ve left your course. However, you don’t pay interest for the period when you’re in learning.

To be eligible, you’ll need to be:

  • 18 or over
  • ‘settled’ in the UK, and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least the three years prior to the start of your learning programme
  • intending to work in the UK, the EU or the EEA when the course finishes

‘Settled’ means having either indefinite leave to enter or remain or having the right of abode in the UK.

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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