Why choose this course
The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at the University of Surrey is home to 40 academics with a huge diversity of expertise, ranging from fundamental science to applied clinical research.
The active research community benefits from links with leading research institutions, veterinary practices and the wider veterinary industry. Some of our important strategic partners include The Pirbright Institute, the Animal and Plant Health Agency, Marwell Wildlife and the Surrey Wildlife Trust. We have also established partnerships with leading veterinary practices, including Fitzpatrick Referrals, Liphook Equine Hospital and the Westpoint Veterinary Group. These partnerships offer opportunities for collaborative PhDs, as well as access to unique facilities and resources.
We have a number of specific research strengths, including infectious disease and pathology research and research into inherited animal diseases. Our recently established vHIVE (Veterinary Health Innovation Engine) research centre offers unrivalled opportunities to develop innovative digital and data analytics tools to improve animal health and well-being, and connects with our cutting-edge biomechanics research.
Programme StructureResearch themes
- Infectious diseases and zoonoses
- Food safety and food security
- Veterinary public health
- Digital innovation in animal health
- Metabolic disease
- 48 months
- 96 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesVeterinary Medicine View 10 other PhDs in Veterinary Medicine in United Kingdom
Applicants are expected to hold a good honours degree (upper second) in an appropriate discipline, but prior experience in research or industry may be acceptable.
International22000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22000 GBP per year during 48 months.
EU/EEA4407 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4407 GBP per year during 48 months.
- EU/EEA £2,203.50
- NON-EU/EEA £11,000
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