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Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health MSc, PGDip and PGCert

University of London
Program overview
Length: 1- 5 years
Study pace: Full time/part time
Education level: Master's degree
Start dates
Online / distance program
January 2019  (English)
April 2019  (English)
June 2019  (English)
July 2019  (English)
November 2019  (English)
January 2020  (English)

Program description

veterinary program

This veterinary program provides animal health specialists, epidemiologists and public health specialists with an understanding of the conceptual basis of veterinary epidemiology and public health. Students learn economic concepts in animal health and production and develop statistical skills for epidemiological investigations and disease modeling.

Graduates of the veterinary program will 

  • Develop their skills in basic and advanced statistical methods in order to undertake epidemiological investigations and disease modelling
  • Understand the use of economic concepts in animal health and production
  • Challenge the perceptions of what constitutes safe food production and make an objective judgement of contemporary issues such as antibiotic resistance
  • Develop their own strategies for combating chronic farm animal diseases, control zoonotic diseases through surveillance and apply herd health programs to maximize economic returns from animal production.

Veterinary career opportunities

Graduates of the program are employed in a variety of organizations, including the  Department for Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra), University Veterinary faculties and international organizations including the FAO and World Health Organization (WHO).

Admission requirements

An undergraduate degree which is considered at least comparable to a UK second class honors degree, in one of the following subjects: veterinary science, animal science, agriculture, biological sciences or medicine; OR a degree that has included suitable preliminary training.

IELTS overall score of at least 6.5

About school

University of London

The University of London International is the world’s oldest distance-learning provider.

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Contact info

University of London

Senate House Malet Street
WC1E 7HU London

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