Postgraduate Opportunities

Take your career to pastures new!

Prepare for exciting careers in animal health, one health and agriculture/food with our postgraduate programmes

Do you want to progress your career? Are you curious about new professional avenues? We can help!

We offer a wide range of postgraduate qualifications and CPD opportunities in veterinary studies, animal health and agriculture-related areas.

Whether you are an established professional or a recent graduate, the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies can help you take you career to pastures new.

Many of our qualifications are taught 100% online, so your can fit studying around all your other commitments and move your career forward at your pace.

Discover our online and on-campus programmes 

Why study with us?

  • Choose from a wide variety of programmes in exciting areas: Our portfolio of programmes is constantly under development, providing students with the specialist skills and evidence-based knowledge.
  • Find study options that fit your needs: We offer a range of on-campus Masters programmes that can be completed in one intensive year of study, as well as a variety of PhDs. For online learners, we offer part-time flexible programmes which allow you to complete your degree at your own pace. If you are looking for something less time-intensive, individual CPD courses are available and can take place over a few weeks. 
  • Quality and reputation: Currently ranked 6th in the world for veterinary sciences*, the quality of our teaching is recognised worldwide. A degree from the University of Edinburgh can boost your CV and take your career to the next level.
  • Student satisfaction: Our students rate their experience highly and our graduates tell us their programmes helped them to transform their careers. See more in the video below.


Student experience

Hear from our graduates on what they have taken away from our programmes.

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Did you know...

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is ranked 6th in the World for Veterinary Sciences*

*QS World University Ranking 2020

Online Information Session: 8 July

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