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Veterinary Medicine and Science PhD

Veterinary Medicine and Science PhD

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


6 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Science

Course type


Course Summary

Research overview

Develop your skills and understanding of the latest veterinary research, at a University that's ranked 2nd in the UK for research power.

We are committed to addressing the key challenges of our age through research that has an impact. Our research spans across species, improving the health and welfare of animals. From reducing lameness in sheep using technology, understanding cancer, cardiovascular and degenerative diseases, to how viruses and bacteria work, so we can better understand and treat them.


Expert staff will work with you to explore PhD career options and apply for vacancies, develop your interview skills and meet employers. You can book a one-to-one appointment, take an online course or attend a workshop.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Full time fee: £4,496. Part-time and part-course students will pay a proportion of the stated fee for each year of the course depending on the amount of study they are undertaking.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

International fees will be charged as follows: low-cost research - £23,000, laboratory-based research - £26,500, high cost laboratory-based research - £31,500, exceptional technically-intensive/specialised research projects with high consumable costs - £36,000.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

2:1 first degree in a relevant subject, or 2.2 first degree and a masters degree, both in a relevant subject. Specific projects may also require that the applicant holds a veterinary qualification.