Research course

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Institution
University of Edinburgh · College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Qualifications
DVetMed

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Entry requirements

A degree in veterinary medicine (BVM&S Veterinary Medicine or equivalent), membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS), and a minimum of one year’s postgraduate clinical experience.

Months of entry

March, September

Course content

The Professional Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine will provide an opportunity for qualified veterinary surgeons to undertake a period of advanced clinical training in a chosen specialty under the guidance and supervision of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and European/ American veterinary specialists.

The programme will consolidate and enhance evidence based- knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes to enable independent practice to the standard of a recognised specialist in the chosen discipline. Additionally, it will provide you with training in and experience of research. You will be required to produce a dissertation, defend it at viva examination, and present and publish your findings. The programme will provide training and experience of teaching, as well as access to optional courses in specialty-relevant areas.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • DVetMed
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Programme Administrator
Email
DVetMed@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 651 9198