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MSc Veterinary Anaesthesia & Analgesia

MSc Veterinary Anaesthesia & Analgesia

The Programme

This online programme aims to enhance your knowledge and understanding of anaesthesia and analgesia in a variety of species, and to provide you with a strong knowledge and understanding of equipment and aids to anaesthesia.

Critical thinking facilitates problem-solving in anaesthesia environments and a first-class learning experience, leading to the development of proactive, independent, reflective and life-long learners.

The programme consists of core subjects, providing a foundation upon which further modules build. Our modules are designed to provide extensive knowledge and understanding of current practice and research alongside a understanding of past practice and thinking, providing a well-rounded learning experience.

The programme also provides an in-depth awareness of the importance of anaesthesia and analgesia for animal welfare, and its context in different situations and societies.

During the programme you will develop your intellectual curiosity and a willingness to question accepted wisdom. You will be exposed to new ideas within the field of Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

We provide outstanding veterinary education at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, using an award-winning curriculum, innovative teaching methods and an interdisciplinary environment.

The School comprises:

We represent the largest concentration of animal science related expertise in Europe, impacting local, regional, national and international communities in terms of economic growth, the provision of clinical services and the advancement of scientific knowledge.

MSc Veterinary Anaesthesia & Analgesia

Learning outcomes

Graduates from the programme will have an ability to appreciate the significance of, and participate in, the critical analysis of new knowledge and understanding.

The programme will provide you an appreciation of the use of scientific methods in the collection, synthesis and analysis of evidence.

You will develop a considered understanding of academic integrity and personal responsibility, independent thought and teamwork in addressing challenges associated with anaesthesia and pain management.

The programme will provide an opportunity to develop additional skills, including the use of computer-based technologies, the exploration of new developments in anaesthesia and analgesia and technical skills in relation to the Master’s project.

Entry requirements

The programme is aimed at supporting qualified veterinarians in enhancing their clinical skills, and developing advanced skills in their chosen area. A BVM&S or equivalent is therefore a prerequisite for entry to this programme.

MSc Veterinary Anaesthesia & Analgesia


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