Royal Veterinary College, University of London

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.

Entry requirements

We invite applications from candidates with a degree from a recognised veterinary school and at least one year of postgraduate veterinary experience. We are keen to see evidence of relevant work experience in a zoo, wildlife rehabilitation centre or wildlife hospital, or with free-living wild animals.

Applicants from non-exempt countries will be required to achieve an overall score of 7.0 in IELTS with a minimum of 6.5 in each sub-test. Accepted alternatives to IELTS can be found on our website: http://www.rvc.ac.uk/study/international-students/english-language-requirements

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written papers, course work and oral examination.

Sponsorship information

British Council; charitable foundations; overseas/EU institutions or funding bodies.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,490 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,370 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,370 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,370 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,370 per Year 1 (England) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Camden Campus Camden NW1 0TU South East

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020 7468 5147