University of London International Programmes
Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health
This programme provides animal health specialists, epidemiologists and public health specialists with an understanding of the conceptual basis of veterinary epidemiology and public health.
A 2nd Class Honours degree or the equivalent in a scientific subject, veterinary science, animal science, agriculture, biological sciences or medicine; or a 2nd Class Honours degree in a scientific discipline which has, in the opinion of the University, included suitable training; if 1st language is not English provide documentary evidence acceptable to the University that the applicant has, no more than three years prior to the application, either: been educated in English (minimum 18 months) or; worked in English (minimum 18 months) or passed a test of English Proficiency acceptable to the University of London � for example IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-test or TOEFL score of 580 (or 237 in the computerised test) plus 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)/Essay Rating.
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 writing grant applications; surveillance and investigation of animal health; research project in veterinary epidemiology and public health.
Assessment is by a 3-hour unseen written examination, which may contain both essays and shorter questions; the student is required to submit up to three compulsory written assignments per course, the 1 with the highest marks counting as part of the formal assessment; the 2 elements are weighted as follows: unseen written examination (80%), compulsory written assignment (20%).
|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|
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