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Full time | St. George’s University, Grenada (with partner campus in Newcastle, UK) | 3 years | JAN

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Medicine (General)

Course type


Course Summary

In-depth academic preparation for a research veterinarian career.

Advance your veterinarian education in both basic and clinical problems within animal medicine research. SGU’s PhD program builds on your postgraduate veterinary clinical training or DVM degree with in-depth research in pertinent topics, such as veterinary pathology and the intersection of animal and human health.

Our PhD program provides you the rigorous training to prepare you for work in leading research institutions, pharmaceutical companies, or government entities.

The PhD program culminates in the production of a thesis in which you will demonstrate your advanced knowledge in an original and important contribution to your chosen area of veterinary science.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

$14,965 per term; $998 Per Credit.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

$14,965 per term; $998 Per Credit.

Entry requirements

To pursue a Veterinary PhD degree, you must have completed an MBA, MPH, MSc, MPhil, or MA (or equivalent) and wish to pursue in-depth research. It is also open to those having a DVM degree, as well as to selected St. George’s veterinary students considering SGU’s DVM/PhD dual-degree program. To apply to the PhD program, you must provide a: 1,500-word research proposal for a project that is directly related to SGU faculty members’ areas of expertise. Detailed, three-year research plan. Description of how your previous studies and experience support your proposal. Funding identification report that identifies possible funding sources for the project and for your research. The PhD admissions committee will review your proposal and academic credentials to determine admission to the program.