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Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health

University of London

24 months
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7780 GBP/year
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About

If you’re an animal health specialist, an epidemiologist or a public health specialist, this Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health programme from University of London provides an understanding of veterinary epidemiology and public health. 

Overview

This Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health programme from University of London helps you develop skills for disease modelling and for devising strategies to combat chronic farm animal disease.

Learn about the use of economic concepts in animal health, and apply herd-health programmes to maximise economic returns from animal production.

Career 

The Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health programme is aimed primarily at animal health specialists, epidemiologists and public health specialists.

Graduates of this programme are employed in a variety of organizations, including the Department for Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra), University Veterinary faculties and international organisations including the FAO and World Health Organisation (WHO).

In some countries, qualifications earned by distance and flexible learning may not be recognised by certain authorities or regulators for the purposes of public sector employment or further study. We advise you to explore the local recognition status before you register, even if you plan to receive support from a local teaching institution.

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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • PGCert: 60
  • PGDip: 120
  • MSc: 180

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • MSc: Either a second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a scientific subject, veterinary, animal science, agriculture, biological sciences, or medicine. Or a second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a scientific discipline which has included suitable training.
  • PGDip / PGCert / 240-hour modules: an appropriate degree, professional or technical qualification and work experience that we deem appropriate.
  • Reference letters will be requested when your application is processed by the Admissions Office.  Alternatively, you can upload signed letters of reference to your application when you apply.

Technological requirements

Additional requirements:

  • Industry-standard PC (as some of the software is not compatible with Macs)
  • Pentium processor or better (Pentium IV or higher recommended)
  • 512MB RAM (1GB or higher recommended)
  • CD-ROM drive, double speed (or faster recommended)
  • Windows 2000 or higher
  • 10GB of hard disk space.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7780 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15560 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7780 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15560 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • MSc: £15560
  • Postgraduate Diploma: £9245
  • Postgraduate Certificate: £4850

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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