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GradCert Dairy Herd Health


Online University College Dublin    UCD School of Veterinary Medicine

Part time See Course Other, PGCert Part-time: 18 months

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Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 30)

This course draws on the experience gained by the UCD Dairy Herd Health Group in investigating many herd problems throughout Ireland. The programme will consist of modules in herd health skills, dairy herd fertility, nutrition and production disease, milk quality and mastitis, calf health and heifer rearing, and bio-secure/infectious diseases. The programme is designed for Irish conditions and production systems, and how Irish veterinarians deal with issues. It is expected that students will attend a number of face to face teaching days in Lyons research farm.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants must possess a degree in Veterinary medicine that is registerable with the Veterinary Council of Ireland (http://www.vci.ie). Applicants must have access to dairy farms and dairy farm data to complete relevant coursework such as farm reports.

Non-UCD Graduates must provide transcripts of degree(s).

If English is not your native language, and unless you have completed your primary degree through English, an English language qualification is required (e.g. IELTS/TOEFL).

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