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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
Veterinary Sciences (35)

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The GradCert Dairy Herd Health programme at UCD is designed for veterinarians looking to enhance their knowledge and skills in the field of dairy herd health. This part-time, online programme offers flexibility for busy professionals, allowing them to study at their own pace and join an online community of fellow learners. With modules covering topics such as milk quality, calf health, and bio-secure diseases, students will gain valuable insights into the latest practices and techniques in dairy farming. Entry requirements include a degree in Veterinary medicine and access to dairy farms and data. Don't miss this opportunity to advance your career in dairy cattle practice.

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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.

Applicants must have access to dairy farms and dairy farm data to complete relevant coursework such as farm reports.

Applicants should have at least three years of relevant veterinary practice experience.

Applicants must demonstrate a significant interest in dairy cattle practice.

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

International applicants must demonstrate proof of English proficiency.

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