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Faculty of Veterinary Science

MSc (Research based)

 
 

The MSc (Research based) degree in Veterinary Science is a general research degree. It requires completion of a specific research project and submission of a dissertation. In some instances, additional course work may be required. A module in research methodology is compulsory.

The degree is offered by all Departments in the Faculty and students are allocated to Departments according to their interest.

 


Admission requirements

Candidates should be in possession of a BSc(Hons), four-year BSc(Agric), BVSc or equivalent degree. An entrance test may be required as well as an English proficiency test (TOEFL).

The minimum duration is one year and may be extended to three years.


Departments

The programme is offered by all Departments as follows:

Department of Anatomy and Physiology; all species
Anatomy
Biochemistry
Embryology
Histology
Morphology
Physiology

Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies; cats, dogs, horses, cage birds, exotics, wildlife
Anaesthesiology
Behaviour
Clinical Pathology
Diagnostic Imaging
Ophthalmology
Radiology
Ultrasound

Department of Paraclinical Sciences; all species
Pathology
Pharmacology
Toxicology
Veterinary Public Health

Department of Production Animal Studies; cattle, pigs, poultry, small stock, wildlife
Animal Production
Epidemiology
Genetics
Herd Heath
Nutrition
Reproduction

Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases; all species
Ectoparasitology
Bacteriology
Helminthology
Immunology
Infectious Diseases
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Parasitology
Protozoal Diseases
Virology