Royal Veterinary College, University of London

Royal Veterinary College, University of London

Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health

The programme aims to provide you with an understanding of the role of veterinary epidemiology and economics in the design and delivery of effective livestock services; knowledge of risk analysis approaches in food safety and how human health can be protected through control of zoonotic diseases; skills in basic and advanced statistical methods in order to undertake epidemiological investigations and disease modelling.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in veterinary science, animal science, agriculture, biological sciences or medicine, or in another subject which the University regards as including suitable training. A degree or a technical or professional qualification and work experience considered appropriate and relevant by the University considered for entry to PgDip.

Course modules

Modules include: Epidemiology and animal health economics; statistical methods in veterinary epidemiology; veterinary public health. Optional modules: advanced statistical methods in veterinary epidemiology; economics for livestock development and policy; developing and monitoring of livestock production systems; research design, management and grant application writing; surveillance and investigation of animal health.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning £ 11,895 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MSc Distance learning £ 11,895 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning £ 3,715 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning £ 3,715 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning £ 7,065 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning £ 7,065 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

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Course Administrator
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01707 666356/666414/666416