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About the programme

The RCVS Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice is specifically tailored to create a consistent yet flexible framework for postgraduate qualifications, aimed at the competent veterinary practitioner.

Background

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An introduction to the Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice programme at Edinburgh.

Programme aims

The aim of the CertAVP is to create a consistent yet flexible framework for postgraduate qualifications, aimed at the competent veterinary practitioner.

Learning outcomes

Skills and knowledge gained on completion of the programme.

Programme structure

The Certificate can be taken over 10 years, with each module taking between 1-2 years. It is possible to complete the full programme (60 credit equivalent) in one year, though this will depend on the assessment timetable for each module.

Programme modules

The following is a list of all the CertAVP assessment modules currently offered by the R(D)SVS.

Designated certificates

A designated certificate is a specific modular route leading to a named qualification.

Synoptic assessment

At present, Edinburgh is offering a synoptic assessment for Production Animal Practice, Zoological Medicine and Cardiology.

Entry requirements

A recognised veterinary degree is a requirement for entry:

Programme team

The core members of the programme team are: