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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Royal Veterinary College, University of London

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Programme aims

  • An understanding of the role of veterinary epidemiology and economics in the design and delivery of effective livestock services.
  • Knowledge of risk analysis approaches in food safety and how human health can be protected through control of zoonotic diseases.
  • Skills in basic and advanced statistical methods in order to undertake epidemiological investigations and disease modelling.

Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Our VLE enables you to communicate with your fellow distance learning students, discuss issues concerning your studies, and participate in structured academic tutorials and webinars (approximately 2 per year). Students have access to the RVC Intranet, the RVC Community and the Library area, where you may access electronic journals. It also provides access to study materials and a student discussion forum.

The offering includes an MSc, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate and Individual Modules in Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health.

Career

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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£ 14,125per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Royal Veterinary College, University of London

  • Campus address

    Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Royal College Street, Westminster, NW1 0TU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    2nd out of 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 219
    177 81%

    6th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    6th

    2

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