Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health
About the course
This programme will provide animal health specialists, epidemiologists and public health specialists with an understanding of the conceptual basis of veterinary epidemiology and public health.
Study Mode Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available
Graduates of the programme are employed in a variety of organisations including the Department of Environment, Animal Disease Research Institutes, University Veterinary faculties and international organisations including the FAO and WHO.
Structure and Syllabus
MSc: seven courses
Postgraduate Diploma: four courses
Postgraduate Certificate: two courses
Please note: students must commence their studies with the core modules.
|Three compulsory core courses: |
|Epidemiology and animal health economics |
|Statistical methods in veterinary epidemiology† |
|Veterinary public health |
|PLUS four further optional courses selected from: |
|Advanced statistical methods in veterinary epidemiology†# |
|Economics for livestock development and policy |
|Developing and monitoring of livestock production systems |
|Management of infectious disease outbreaks in animal populations* |
|Research design, management and grant application writing‡ |
|Surveillance and investigation of animal health† |
|Research project in veterinary epidemiology and public health |
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