MSc Veterinary Primary Care & Clinical Leadership

  • DeadlineStudy Details: 3 Years Part -time

Course Description

This course is designed to develop your skills as a veterinary professional. It will enhance your clinical and leadership roles in primary care practice and support your career progression.

The modules are designed to develop key skills for veterinary primary care practitioners. This includes modules exploring leadership, coaching and mentoring, education, and research skills for veterinary clinical practice.

You can choose to complete the full MSc or leave with a PGCert. Prior postgraduate qualifications in a relevant subject area (up to 60 credits at level 7) can also be credited towards a full MSc qualification. This allows you to build on prior learning to gain a masters degree.

Entry Requirements

  • British Honours Degree (2:2 class or above) in Veterinary Nursing, Veterinary Medicine or equivalent from an approved institution of higher education
  • Non-standard applicants are welcomed. Recognition of Prior and Work-Based Learning in accordance with University regulations may be available
  • Have sufficient competency in English language (IELTS Level 6.5 or equivalent)


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Student Destinations

You will develop key leadership skills which will allow you to progress in many industry areas. You will study education, coaching and mentoring, which will enable you to support students, new graduates or junior colleagues in their careers. You will also study research skills, which will allow you to undertake and publish research in your role.

You can also take modules as a CPD short course and build on relevant prior learning towards a masters degree.

Module Details

These modules are set and you have to study these as part of your course.

Research Project

Education in Veterinary Clinical Practice

Coaching and Mentoring for Veterinary Professionals

Leadership in Veterinary Clinical Practice

Research Skills for Veterinary Clinical Practice

Integrative Veterinary Medicine

Small Animal Pain Assessment and Management


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