Veterinary Services

Clinical scholarships

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies provides a number of postgraduate training positions

Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (Residency)

The Professional Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine will provide an opportunity for qualified veterinary surgeons to undertake a period of advanced clinical training in a chosen specialty under the guidance and supervision of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and European/ American veterinary specialists.

We currently run residency programmes in the following:

  • Equine Orthopaedics
  • Equine Medicine
  • Equine Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Equine Dentistry
  • Farm Animal Health and Production
  • Veterinary Anatomic Pathology
  • Veterinary Clinical Pathology
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Cardiology
  • Oncology
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Exotic Animal/Wildlife Medicine
  • Small Animal Internal Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Small Animal Surgery
  • Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care
  • Veterinary Anaesthesia
  • Veterinary Ophthalmology

More specific details about each residency programme are available when we advertise the vacancies.

Successful candidates will:

  • be a member of The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS)
  • be required to provide specified documentary evidence of good written and spoken English skills if English is not their first language
  • be at least two years qualified
  • have completed a rotating internship or have equivalent experience

Tuition fees are paid by the School at the University's current UK/EU rate.

Terms and Conditions of Admissions

Please see the University's terms and conditions of admissions.