The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine programme from The University of Edinburgh will consolidate and enhance evidence based- knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes to enable independent practice to the standard of a recognised specialist in the chosen discipline. Additionally, it will provide you with training in and experience of research. You will be required to produce a dissertation, defend it at viva examination, and present and publish your findings. The programme will provide training and experience of teaching, as well as access to optional courses in specialty-relevant areas.
The specialist training in clinical techniques, research and teaching will afford you many opportunities. After graduating you will be able to seek career advancement/specialism within your clinical setting, as well as following research and/or teaching roles should you choose.
Programme StructureLearning outcomes
- Have a critical and comparative knowledge at the level of a specialist in the field of the current background, theories, concepts and technical methodologies relating to their chosen specialty
- Obtain clinical experience and technical/practical skills sufficient to meet requirements of the specialist qualification in their chosen subject.
- Gain all the necessary specialist professional and academic skills to analyse, research, synthesise and critique scientific developments.
- Develop key abilities to communicate fundamental concepts to scientific, clinical and lay audiences, as well as colleagues utilising multiple techniques.
- Have the opportunity to obtain a broad specialist clinical, research and teaching
- 48 months
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We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application.
DisciplinesBiomedicine Veterinary Medicine View 10 other PhDs in Veterinary Medicine in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A degree in veterinary medicine (BVM&S Veterinary Medicine or equivalent), membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS), and a minimum of one year’s postgraduate clinical experience.
National4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 48 months.
International/EU fees have still to be agreed
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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