The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

MVetSci Advanced Clinical Practice

An online programme for veterinary practitioners

About the programme

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The programme is designed to allow busy veterinary practitioners to improve their clinical skills, allowing incorporation of their statutory CPD requirements into a post-graduate qualification at Certificate, Diploma and Masters level. The course will be taught by world-leading clinical experts of the Dick Vet Hospitals using the University’s award winning on-line learning environments.

Studying online

Enhancing employability
Busy veterinary practitioners can find it difficult to fit in CPD and post-graduate studies. Our part time online MVetSci programme (Credit, Diploma and Master level) offers flexible study over three to six years, perfect for balancing study with work, business and personal commitments

How to apply

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Information for prospective students on how to apply for the programme.

Fees and funding

Information on the fees and funding options for this course.

Why study with us?

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You will obtain a post graduate qualification relevant to your clinical practice from a world class Veterinary School and University, while improving your clinical skills and meeting your CPD obligations, and be taught by leaders in their clinical field


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This postgraduate qualification is an enjoyable and productive way to learn, while gaining new or augmenting existing clinical skills. It will enhance your practice’s business performance, improve your promotion prospects and employability, and may lead to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Advanced Practitioner Status.

Frequently asked questions

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Answers to frequently asked questions about the programme.

Virtual Open Day

If you're interested in studying online with us, you can review the recording of our Online Learning Open Day here. Our Programme Team answer your questions about online learning.