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Livestock Health and Production PGDip

Royal Veterinary College

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • Study mode

    Distance/online

  • University Ranking

    n/a

  • Subject Ranking

    8th

    1 (Agriculture & Forestry)
  • Research Quality

    A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the university.

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    3.11

    / 4.00
  • Research Intensity

    A measure of the proportion of staff involved in high-quality research in the university.

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    0.82

    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Application deadline

    n/a

  • Start date

    SEP-19

Course Summary

This PGDip programme addresses contemporary issues of livestock production and has a worldwide relevance. It is developed by academic experts at The Royal Veterinary College. The course aims to provide you with: knowledge on agents of animal diseases and how animals respond to them; advanced knowledge in animal nutrition, breeding and management to optimise animal health and production; farming systems approach to animal production and an understanding of how to appraise and monitor livestock production systems through development and execution. Students can exit with Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate awards.

Our graduates find that the international recognition and prestige of their degree opens doors and creates opportunities in their careers. Graduates of the programme are employed in a variety of organisations including the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), university veterinary faculties and international organisations including the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO).

Tuition Fees

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£8,015 overall cost

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University information

University Ranking

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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.

Address

Royal Veterinary College, University of London

Royal College Street

Westminster

NW1 0TU

UNITED KINGDOM