University of Edinburgh
Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia
An undergraduate degree, with an excellent or very good classification (equivalent to 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours in the UK), in veterinary medicine or veterinary nursing. A degree in a related science with appropriate practical experience may be accepted subject to individual approval. If English is not your 1st language, you must have 1 of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English: IELTS Academic: Total 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL-iBT: Total 92 (at least 20 in each module); PTE(A): Total 61 (at least 56 in each of the "Communicative Skills" sections; the 'Enabling Skills' sections are not considered); CAE and CPE: Total 176 (at least 169 in each module).
Year 1 compulsory courses: Basic sciences in anaesthesia and analgesia; anaesthetic equipment; patient assessment, critical incidents and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Year 2 options include: Emergency case management; chronic pain and advanced analgesic principles; advanced cardiovascular procedures and monitoring; lung ventilation and mechanical ventilators; reptiles, birds and wild animals; evaluating research in veterinary anaesthesia; ethics in veterinary anaesthesia: animal welfare and euthanasia. Year 3: Dissertation.
Assessment methods include dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Distance learning||September 2016||-||36 months|
|PgCert||Distance learning||September 2016||-||12 months|
|PgDip||Distance learning||September 2016||-||24 months|
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