Postgraduate programmes in Veterinary Health

Qualifications developed by the Royal Veterinary College

You don’t need to study in London to gain a prestigious Master's in Veterinary Science from the University of London. You can achieve this respected postgraduate qualification from anywhere in the world.

We offer postgraduate programmes by distance learning, developed by experts at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC). Whether you are a veterinarian, livestock farmer or scientist, there are options to suit you.

RVC courses available by distance learning

A range of 35-hour, 50-hour and 240-hour individual modules are also available.

These allow you to sample the programme and gauge the level of commitment that is required for the degree. They can also contribute towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements.

Learn from the experts

The Royal Veterinary College is the UK's longest established veterinary school and one of the most highly regarded institutions of its kind. Its reputation for excellence and pioneering work in teaching and research makes it stand out from the crowd. Find out more about the RVC.

How you study

  • Flexibly: You have up to five years to complete your qualification, so you can fit your study around your existing commitments.
  • Adaptably: As our courses are studied online, you can take your studies anywhere in the world.
  • Affordably: You can take individual modules on a standalone basis, which allows you to divide up the cost.

You receive comprehensive study guides written by experts at the RVC, as well as access to online resources.

The Virtual Learning Environment gives you access to online discussions and allows you to take part in online tutorials (not available to those studying only 35-hour / 50-hour single modules).

Teaching staff will provide personalised feedback and offer advice on assignments.

College staff / alumni discount

Royal Veterinary College staff members and on-campus alumni will receive a bursary of 20% off fees for these distance-learning programmes (excluding resit fees).

Advance your career

Our qualifications benefit career development in fields related to veterinary health. We'll help you update your professional knowledge, gain specialist skills, or gain the theoretical background to underpin your practical experience.

Our graduates find that the international recognition and prestige of their degree opens doors and creates opportunities in their careers.

Stuart Jaques was Chief Veterinary Officer to the Isle of Man Government when he decided to learn more about disease transmission and control by taking our MSc in Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health:

My studies have fully reintegrated my knowledge, filling in certain gaps and enhancing my skill set substantially. Would I recommend distance learning? Absolutely.

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