Advanced Clinical Practice (Online) MVetSci, PGDip, PGCert, PGProfDev


Online University of Edinburgh    Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

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Part time See Course MSc, Other, PGDip, PGCert 1-6 years part-time distance learning
Medicine (26) Veterinary Sciences (35)

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Are you a veterinary practitioner looking to enhance your clinical skills and stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the field? Look no further than the Advanced Clinical Practice programme offered by the University of Edinburgh. This flexible online learning programme allows you to study at your own pace, fitting your studies around your work and other commitments. You can choose from a range of modules, focusing on companion animals, exotic zoo and wildlife, equine, or production animals. By completing this programme, you'll gain the knowledge and skills to become a highly effective practitioner and even advance your career within the veterinary clinical practice sector. Check our website for specific entry requirements and language proficiency criteria.

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Veterinary medicine is a rapidly evolving discipline, comprising a wide range of specialist areas. Research in veterinary medicine is directly relevant to the improvement of health and welfare of domestic animal species and the protection of public health.

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The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, founded in 1823, has a 200-year history of veterinary teaching. Today the School is an international centre of excellence in clinical activity, teaching and research and is home to around 1400 students and over 800 staff.

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The School is ranked 8th in the world and 2nd in the UK for Veterinary Sciences (QS World University Rankings by subject 2023) and retains its position as 1st in UK for research power in agriculture, veterinary and food science in the Research Excellence Framework 2021.

Postgraduate students join a global community seeking to improve the health of animals and humans alike when they embark on a degree with the School.

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The School represents one of the largest concentrations of animal science related expertise in the Europe - impacting local, national and international communities with the provision of clinical services and the advancement of scientific knowledge.

The School comprises:

  • The Roslin Institute
  • The Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security
  • The Roslin Innovation Centre
  • The Hospital for Small Animals
  • Equine Veterinary Services
  • Farm Animal Services
  • Easter Bush Pathology
  • The Jameel Observatory
  • The Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education
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As part of University of Edinburgh students benefit from the close links across related areas of expertise that the scope of a Russell Group university can offer. Many of our postgraduate degrees draw on expertise from colleagues within the Edinburgh Medical School and Schools of Biological Sciences and Geosciences and a number of programmes are taught in partnership with Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) - providing students with an excellent opportunity for collaboration across related industries and sectors.

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Community

The School has been teaching online taught postgraduate programmes since 2005 and online learning is treated as seriously as in-person. The digital teaching platform has a dedicated e-learning team to ensure the teaching runs smoothly and the students are supported by a personal tutor, programme director, co-ordinator and administrator.

The Easter Bush campus features extensive facilities designed to create a collaborative and innovative environment for students, researchers and clinicians.

Studying with the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies puts students at the heart of the community and offers opportunities for collaboration as well as access to world-leading research environments.

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