One Health (Infectious Diseases) MSc/PGDip

Royal Veterinary College

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Full-time | Camden Campus | 1 year | SEP-19
  • Full-time | Camden Campus | 1 year | SEP-19
  • Part-time | Camden Campus | 3 years | SEP-19

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Course Summary

This course is for those who are interested in One Health and the control of infectious disease (particularly in the developing world). Applications are considered from individuals with a background in public health, veterinary sciences, animal or biological sciences, social and environmental sciences, ecology and wildlife health. The course is delivered jointly by the RVC, University of London and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The course will provide you with: a comprehensive foundation on the principles of diseases in the context of socio-ecological systems, global health and food safety and knowledge and skills in relation to One Health methodologies, transdisciplinary interactions and in using a systems approach.

At the end of the course you will be able to: understand the One Health concept and approach problem solving using a trans-disciplinary methodology; understand the origin, context and drivers of infectious disease at the human, animal and environment interface; evaluate impacts of multi-host infections on human, animal and ecosystem health and economics directly, or indirectly, via food, disease vectors or the environment; develop a One Health systems approach to complex disease issues in monitoring, surveillance, diagnosis, prevention and control; critically review published literature. Students will also achieve PgDip award in this course.

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£11,400 per year

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Postgraduate Diploma: £7,700

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About this University

The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) is the UK's largest and longest-established independent veterinary school, and a constituent college of the University of London. Offering programmes in veterinary medicine, veterinary nursing and biological sciences, the RVC is consistently in the Complete University Guide's top ten for veterinary medicine. The RVC achieved Gold status for its teaching (TEF 2017) and holds full accreditation from AVMA, EAEVE, RCVS and AVBC – allowing graduates to work all over the world.


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