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RCVS Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (Online Learning) Professional Development Diploma

RCVS Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (Online Learning) Professional Development Diploma

Key information
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Qualification type

Professional Development Diploma

Subject areas

Veterinary Services

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The RCVS Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP) is a flexible, modular approach to achieving veterinary postgraduate qualifications. Credits are awarded by RCVS and not the University of Edinburgh, which means the programme is not eligible for a University of Edinburgh award. You can design your own postgraduate certificate by choosing a combination of 10 credit elements that reflects your area of interest and are directly relevant to your work. As part of this consistent, flexible framework, you can choose modules from a number of accredited institutions in the UK. Candidates will demonstrate: a thorough understanding of the knowledge base, and a critical awareness of developments, at the forefront of their area of professional practice; a comprehensive understanding of techniques applicable to their own area of practice; originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how established techniques of research and clinical enquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in their professional area; conceptual understanding that enables them to evaluate critically current literature and research in their professional area and evaluate clinical methodologies and techniques, and develop critiques of them and, where appropriate to propose new approaches to professional practice. Holders of the Certificate will have the qualities and transferable skills necessary for professional veterinary work. Candidates may elect to progress to a European Diploma following completion of the certificate.

Different course options

Study mode

Online

Duration

10 years

Start date

MAY

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

10 credits £685

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

10 credits £685

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students must be a member of RCVS, or hold a registrable degree; have at least 1 year of postgraduate experience working as a veterinary surgeon; be enrolled with RCVS if intending to take the Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (enrolment will be valid for 10 years).