You must be eligible for full Membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). Applicants must be an MRCVS by the date the residency starts. You will also need to: Hold a veterinary degree which is registrable by the RCVS and provide certificate and transcripts; confirm you are a EU citizen or have the right to abode in the UK. Provide evidence of: Work you have undertaken in a veterinary practice; any postgraduate qualifications, with certificates; your experience of research; published any papers or conference presentations; previous visits to the RVC; completion of an internship programme or similar.
Months of entry
The Royal Veterinary College offers several small animal 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 small animal practice. All Residents are also registered for a Master in Veterinary Medicine course.
Residencies typically last three years and start in the first week of July each year; commencing with a short induction programme. The Residencies are mainly based at the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals (QMHA).
- Diagnostic Imaging;
- Emergency and Critical Care;
- Internal Medicine;
- Neurology & Neurosurgery;
- Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
All Residencies commence 2nd JULY 2018
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 7.0 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 also receive a tax-free stipend to cover your living expenses which will be paid monthly.
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
These residencies are designed for qualified veterinary graduates who wish to specialise in specific disciplines related to small animal practice. All residents are also registered for a Master in Veterinary Medicine course. Residencies typically last three years and start in the first week of July each year
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Course contact details
- Graduate school
- 44 (0)20 7468 5154