University of Portsmouth Featured Masters Courses
University of Portsmouth Featured Masters Courses

Conservation Medicine (Online Learning) (MVetSci/PgDip/PgCert/PgProfDev)

University of Edinburgh Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Part time September PgCert, PgDip, Other MVetSci: 3-6 years, PgDip: 2-4 years, PgCert: 1-2 years, PgProfDev: 2 years

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Programme description

Conservation Medicine is an established field that continues to evolve as we develop our ability to study the complex relationships and interactions between animal health, human health and ecosystem health. It emerged in the 1990s as a response to the need for a more holistic and interdisciplinary approach to the conservation of biodiversity. In particular, the importance of health in many conservation issues was widely recognised. With its foundation in the principles of conservation biology, Conservation Medicine incorporates contributions from the health sciences, ecology and the social sciences. It may be regarded as the application of One Health to the conservation of biodiversity.

This programme provides veterinarians with the skills, knowledge and global

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