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Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health MSc, PGDip, PGCert

Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health MSc, PGDip, PGCert

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Epidemiology Veterinary Services Health Promotion

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

If you’re an animal health specialist, an epidemiologist or a public health specialist, this programme provides an understanding of veterinary epidemiology and public health.

This programme 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.

How you study

The programme is offered by distance learning and is fully supported by a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). You study independently, at a time and pace that suits you (subject to course-specific deadlines), using the study materials provided.

Career opportunities

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).

What do employers think of our graduates?

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.

Different course options

Study mode

Online

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Animal disease (current concepts) - Core
Developing and monitoring of livestock production systems - Core
Principles of livestock production - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£14,820

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£14,820

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

MSc degree: 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.