Taught course

Residencies - Farm Animal Health and Production

Royal Veterinary College · Royal Veterinary College

Entry requirements

You must be eligible for full Membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). You must organise and pay for this yourself. Applicants must be an MRCVS by the date the Residency starts, and ideally by the date of application and interview. Hold a veterinary degree which is registrable by the RCVS and provide certificate and transcripts. Confirm you have the right to study in the UK.

Months of entry


Course content

The Royal Veterinary College offers several Residencies that are first class, world-renowned training programmes for veterinary specialisation.

These Residencies are designed for qualified veterinary graduates who wish to specialise in specific disciplines related to Farm Animal Health & Production.

Residencies are typically for three years and you will also be registered for a Master in Veterinary Medicine (MVetMed).

The Residency programmes involve supervised clinical work and applied clinical research. Residents will receive specialised training in the relevant discipline while working in the college's hospitals or farm/referral facilities.

Commencement Date: 3rd July 2017

Information for international students

You must be able to communicate clearly in English, both verbally and in writing. If English is not your first language you must take an IELTS test. We require 7 in IELTS with no element below 6.5.

Fees and funding

As a Resident your academic fees will be paid by the department that you are working in. You will receive a tax-free stipend to cover your living expenses which will be paid monthly.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Graduate School
44 (0) 20 7121 1942