Research course

Veterinary Medicine and Science

University of Surrey · Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Entry requirements

Candidates should have a good honours degree (upper second) in an appropriate discipline, but prior experience in research or industry may be acceptable. Enthusiasm for, and commitment to, independent study is essential, as is a good command of the English language. Please contact the Faculty Graduate School to discuss your experience and qualifications.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The School of Veterinary Medicine is home to a vibrant research community and benefits from strong links with leading research institutions, veterinary practices and the wider veterinary industry.

At Surrey, our academics are engaged in forward-thinking research employing cutting edge technologies to investigate important issues relating to animal health. There is also a strong focus on the ‘One Health’ theme linking human and veterinary medicine across the disciplines.
As a PhD student at Surrey, you’ll receive individual tuition in your specialist field.
Close links with industry and clinical practice are encouraged, and many of our projects are directly sponsored by industry.
Students will benefit from the outstanding facilities within the new School of Veterinary Medicine

Information for international students

IELTS minimum overall: 7.0 IELTS minimum by component: 6.5

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Every year we offer a number of funded studentships. These are advertised on the Faculty Graduate School website as and when they become available.

Qualification and course duration


full time
33-48 months
part time
45-96 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
01483 689 730