12 months
26680 GBP/year
11530 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Veterinary Epidemiology degree is a joint programme provided by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and is supported by policy makers from the forefront of the UK government. 

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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.

Learning Outcomes 

By the end of this Veterinary Epidemiology degree is a joint programme provided by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) students will be able to:

  • design and implement epidemiological studies and surveillance systems
  • analyse and interpret data from epidemiological studies
  • undertake risk analysis and apply this to animal health economics
  • apply epidemiological principles to disease control within animal and human populations
  • give pragmatic advice on animal health linked to welfare, production and public health
  • communicate effectively on the health of animal and human populations to a range of audiences, including the general public, farmers, researchers, politicians and other key policy makers

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Extended Epidemiology 
  • Epidemiological Aspects of Laboratory Investigation
  • Epidemiology in Practice 
  • Surveillance of Animal Health & Production 
  • Statistics for Epidemiology and Population Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you are working in the state veterinary service and/or are interested in veterinary epidemiology, then our Masters programme will be highly relevant to you.
  • You must have (or expect to receive) a first- or second-class university honours degree (or equivalent). Please contact Admissions if you are unsure whether your degree is equivalent. As this is a multidisciplinary subject, we welcome candidates from many different backgrounds. If you have a degree in veterinary science, biological science, veterinary or human medicine, mathematics or statistics, or have relevant postgraduate experience, then we encourage you to apply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26680 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26680 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11530 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11530 GBP per year during 12 months.


  • Home £5,875 /year
  • EU/Overseas £13,340 /year

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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