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Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health

24 months
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15560 GBP/year
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About

Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health from Royal Veterinary College aims to provide animal health specialists, scientists and public health specialists with an understanding of the conceptual basis of veterinary epidemiology and public health.  Optional modules make these studies suitable for people from a range of professional backgrounds.

Overview

Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health from Royal Veterinary College helps students gain 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 and skills in basic and advanced statistical methods in order to undertake epidemiological investigations and disease modelling. 

Careers

Graduates of the programme are employed in a variety of organisations including the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), university veterinary faculties and international organisations including the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO).

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

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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.  
  • English language requirement  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15560 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15560 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    15560 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15560 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • UK Tuition Fees: MSc: £15,560, Diploma: £9,245, Certificate: £4,850
  • EU and International Tuition Fees: MSc: £15,560, Diploma: £9,245, Certificate: £4,850

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.

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