University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Veterinary Anaesthesia & Analgesia (Online Learning)

In veterinary management of animals, anaesthesia (rendering animals unconscious to permit procedures) and analgesia (reducing the pain an animal is suffering) have vital importance in improving animal welfare, as well as permitting the ongoing developments in medical and surgical advances. Knowledge and advances in anaesthesia over the last 20 years have been considerable. We can use techniques to block sensation locally or over a region of the body not just total unconsciousness. We have an array of drugs and methods of drug administration available to us in our fight against pain. Anaesthesia has always carried risks, and we have an increasing availability of monitoring equipment to help us monitor the physiological function of the body during anaesthesia with the aim of reducing morbidity and mortality in our animals. The University of Edinburgh is offering this unique opportunity for an entirely online MSc to study these advances, during which students can gain knowledge and understanding in the equipment, drugs and techniques associated with anaesthesia and analgesia. Our team can provide a wide range of clinical and research experience across many species.

Entry requirements

MSc: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See our website for detailed programme information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 - 6 Years
Professional Postgraduate Diploma Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 - 4 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 - 2 Years

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Key information

Contact: 
Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
01316513914