Taught course

Advanced Practice in Veterinary Nursing

Institution
University of Glasgow · College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

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Entry requirements

September entry

  • Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs) who have a BSc/BSc(Hons) in Veterinary Nursing or a related subject, or equivalent international qualification, will be considered for the MSc programme.
  • RVNs that hold the RCVS Dip AVN (achieved post-2005), RCVS DipHE AVN, DipHE CVN or FdSc VN/HND VN plus one years post-qualification work experience, or equivalent international qualification, will be considered for the PgCert in the first instance. Successful completion of this will allow progression onto the MSc programme.
  • RVNs that hold the RCVS Level 3 Diploma with two years post-qualification work experience or the RCVS DipAVN (achieved pre-2005) will be required to submit supporting documentation for their application and will be considered for the PgCert in the first instance. Successful completion of this will allow progression onto the MSc programme. Applicants entering at this level will be required to complete a non-credit bearing study skills module.

January / April entry

Applicants must have one of the following:

  • A BSc/BSc (Hons) in Veterinary Nursing, or;
  • Be an RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse (or equivalent international qualification), with a BSc/BSc (Hons) in any subject.

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

This is the first, fully online, postgraduate qualification designed specifically for RVNs currently being delivered in Scotland. Providing a framework for postgraduate study, you have the opportunity to advance your knowledge, improve research skills, and practice evidence-based veterinary nursing. The part-time, online nature of the programme is ideally suited to individuals who are in full-time employment or have other personal commitments.

Fees and funding

UK students
£11,800
International students
£11,800

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    full time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

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