Master of Science in Veterinary Medicine

Estonian University of Life Sciences

Program Description

Master of Science in Veterinary Medicine

Estonian University of Life Sciences

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Veterinary studies is an intergrated six-year long-cycle studies, which completion provides a qualification corresponding to the MSc. Degree awarded: Degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM). The studies are divided into three periods:

In the first years the students study the foundations of veterinary medicine, anatomy and functions of animals as well as the fundamentals of animal husbandry. Several branches of biology, zoology,botany, genetics and cell biology as well as chemistry,biophysics, microbiology, virology and parasitology can be considered the foundation of veterinary studies.

In the second year students take up pathological anatomy and physiology, which constitutes an introduction to the second period of the veterinary studies. Pre-clinical studies give the student an insight into the processes going on in the organism of the diseased animal, as well as elementary skills in disease detection.

The second phase concentrates on the relations between human and animal health. An introduction into the public health issues is made. In the third phase or clinical studies lecturers communicate students profound knowledge on the most common diseases of different animal species (including birds and fish) with an empahis on their diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Practical training takes place in the animal clinic of Estonian University of Life Sciences. Students also gain extensive knowledge of veterinary public health, veterinary legislation and state veterinary control system. In the sixth year the student can focus on either large animal and equine medicine or small-animal medicine.

Required documents

  • Completed and signed application form;
  • Certified copy of higher secondary education certificate and its official translation into English;
  • Certified copy of transcript of records/marks (academic record) and its official translation into English;
  • The result of the SAT test in Biology (M), minimum required score 600 points;
  • Motivation letter;
  • Description of previous education and work experience;
  • Copy of the identification pages of passport;
  • 1 passport size photo, signed on the back.
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
6 years
Full time
Price
Price
7,800 EUR
Information
Deadline
Request Info
01/05/2015 for non-EU applicants; 15/06/2015 EU, Turkey, Georgia
Start date Sept. 2017
Place
Estonia Tartu
Application deadline Request Info
01/05/2015 for non-EU applicants; 15/06/2015 EU, Turkey, Georgia
End date June 23, 2021
Duration 6 years
Price 7,800 EUR