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Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health

Royal Veterinary College

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
14820 GBP/year
14820 GBP/year
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About

Developed by academic experts at the Royal Veterinary College - such as Prof Dirk Pfeiffer, Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology - Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health programme aims to provide animal health specialists, scientists and public health specialists with an understanding of the conceptual basis of veterinary epidemiology and public health.  

Overview

Our Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health graduates of Royal Veterinary College find that the international recognition and prestige of their degree opens doors and creates opportunities in their careers. 

Programme aims

An understanding of the role of veterinary epidemiology and economics in the design and delivery of effective livestock services.Knowledge of risk analysis approaches in food safety and how human health can be protected through control of zoonotic diseases.Skills in basic and advanced statistical methods in order to undertake epidemiological investigations and disease modelling. Providing distance learning courses as part of the University of London International Programmes is a challenging but very rewarding role. We have students from all over the world and our team works very hard to ensure that we offer them programmes that are of an academically high standard and relevant to the contemporary needs of livestock farming and veterinary medicine. It’s a wonderfully rewarding experience to see our students successfully completing their courses and graduating. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Epidemiology and Animal Health Economics
  • Statistical Methods in Veterinary Epidemiology
  • Veterinary Public Health
  • Advanced Statistical Methods in Veterinary Epidemiology
  • Developing and Monitoring of Livestock Production Systems
  • Economics for Livestock Development and Policy
  • Management of Infectious Disease Outbreaks in Animal Populations
  • Research, Design, Management and Grant Application Writing
  • Surveillance and Investigation of Animal Health
  • Research Project in Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

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.
92
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

EITHER a second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a scientific subject, veterinary science, animal science, agriculture, biological sciences or medicine;OR a second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a scientific discipline which has, in the opinion of the University, included suitable training.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14820 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    14820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14820 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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