Veterinary Education MSc

Royal Veterinary College

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Course Summary

This MSc course is designed to promote teaching excellence in the field of veterinary education and workplace training. The programme will equip you with the skills to develop your performance as an educator, and to provide an enhanced learning experience to anyone you teach or train. It is a flexible programme of study aimed at: professionals who are involved in the delivery of education and training, at either further education, undergraduate or postgraduate level, in the veterinary or para-veterinary sectors; practising veterinary surgeons and other para-veterinary professionals involved in workplace training. Students can also exit with Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma. The MSc appeals to a broad range of individuals from a wide variety of veterinary professions. For example, as well as those aiming to build a career in higher level education or academia, course participants have included animal welfare education officers, veterinary pharmaceutical company representatives, veterinary librarians, practising veterinarians, veterinary nurses and many more.

On successful completion of the programme, you will be able to: evaluate educational theories, methods and practice which can be applied to Veterinary Education; develop, design and deliver courses and programmes using a wide range of appropriate course development and delivery tools; appraise curriculum design and models to ensure that teaching methods comply with standards and quality appropriate to the level of skill development; select and use appropriate assessment and evaluation strategies to ensure that learning outcomes are met; identify, critically assess and address the emerging needs of the training requirements to match the demands of the local provision; adopt new teaching technologies to maximize skill development; be a reflective and self-evaluative practitioner; critically appraise research in veterinary and related educational fields, and develop skills to undertake qualitative and quantitative research using appropriate methodologies; continue to develop independent and lifelong learning skills to promote your own personal and professional development as a veterinary educator, researcher and leader. The programme is delivered part-time, over a period of one to six calendar years (depending on your level of study), and has a flexible structure, designed to give you multiple entry and exit points, depending on your experience and career aspirations.

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£9,750 overall cost

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The fee for MSc is: £3,250; The fee for PGDip is: £3,250; and the fee for PGCert is: £3,250.

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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.


Royal Veterinary College, University of London

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