Taught course

Wild Animal Health

Royal Veterinary College · Royal Veterinary College

Entry requirements

Applications are invited from candidates with a degree from a recognised veterinary school. We are keen to see evidence of relevant work experience in a zoo, wildlife rehabilitation centre or wildlife hospital.

Months of entry


Course content

The Master of Science Course in Wild Animal Health is structured around a series of problem-based learning scenarios which encourage critical thinking, decision-making, exploration and inquiry, and awareness of current issues at the forefront of wild animal health. Insights into novel research and important systematic knowledge is given in lectures to complement the problem-based approach, while practical skills are taught through rotations and visits to selected advanced institutions.

Information for international students

We require all students to have a good level of English. If your first language is not English you will be required to take either IELTS or TOEFL. The scores that we require are 7.0 in IELTS or 93 in TOEFL (internet-based test).

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Admissions Office
+44 (0)20 7468 5147