Royal Veterinary College, University of London
Wild Animal Health
The programme will help students acquire: a critical awareness of current problems in wildlife disease with implications for wildlife conservation and welfare; a new insight into veterinary interventions for the management of captive and free-living wild animal species; a systematic understanding of the biological principles underpinning wild animal conservation and management, and the epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of wildlife disease; Basic competence in veterinary techniques and preventative medicine for wild animals; a conceptual and practical understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to create knowledge in the field of wild animal health; a comprehensive understanding of scientific skills, including critical review of the scientific literature, and design and analysis of laboratory or field studies.
A degree from a recognised veterinary school and at least 1 year of clinical experience. Relevant experience (e.g. in a zoo or wildlife rehabilitation centre/hospital) is an advantage. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or equivalent (with a minimum 6.5 in each component).
Assessment methods include written papers, course work and oral examination.
British Council; charitable foundations; overseas/EU institutions or funding bodies.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 10,830 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 21,420 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 3,710 per Academic year (home fees)||4 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 7,240 per Academic year (overseas fees)||4 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 7,320 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 14,380 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Camden Campus||Camden||NW1 0TU||South East|
020 7468 5134