University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Veterinary Science (Research)

This programme is the only one of its kind in the UK. It is designed for high-calibre, veterinary graduates from clinical backgrounds who want to explore and benefit from veterinary research, perhaps with a view to pursuing a PhD or a career in research. The programme offers you the opportunity to undertake a research project in a laboratory or department relevant to your speciality. The choice of research projects carried out is wide, and ranges from bench research to clinical research. Admission to this programme is subject to identifying a suitable research project and appropriate supervisor before starting the degree. Subjects include: - epidemiology - gene delivery - genetics - immunology - microbiology - neuroscience - parasitology - pathology - welfare and zoo animals

Entry requirements

MVetSci: 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.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MVetSci Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MVetSci Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies EH25 9RG Scotland

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Key information

Veterinary Sciences Programme Administrator
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