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Veterinary Sciences

SCQF Level 07 (1 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
VESC07001VV1 Vet Medicine Experience Flexible 0

SCQF Level 11 (200 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
VESC11072 SS1 Foundations of advanced veterinary practice (A-FAVP.1) Flexible 10
VESC11037 SV1 Academic Study Skills for Postgraduate Taught Students Full Year 0
VESC11120 SS1 Advanced cardiovascular procedures and monitoring Full Year 10
VESC11023 SV1 An introduction to Conservation Medicine Vet Med Semester 1 20
VESC11033 SV1 An introduction to One Health Semester 1 20
VESC11040 SS1 Anaesthesia and analgesia of laboratory animals (C-LAS.1) Flexible 10
VESC11240 SS1 Anaesthesia in Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish Flexible 10
VESC11086 SV1 Anaesthetic Equipment Flexible 10
VESC11078 SV1 Analytical Methods in Animal Biosciences Semester 2 10
VESC11157 SV1 Analytical Methods in Infectious Diseases and One Health Semester 1 10
VESC11232 SS1 Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law Applying the Theory (C-AWSEL.2) Flexible 10
VESC11231 SS1 Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law Introduction and Theory (C-AWSEL.1) Flexible 10
VESC11245 SS1 Animal models and genomic modification for One Health Models of Disease Semester 1 20
VESC11071 SS1 Animal models, humane end points and study design (C-LAS.2) Flexible 10
VESC11196 SS1 Antimicrobial stewardship in companion animal practice Flexible 10
VESC11178 SV1 Applied Conservation Genetics and Wildlife Forensics Semester 1 20
VESC11038 SV1 Applied Epidemiology and Surveillance for Conservation Medicine Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 20
VESC11228 SS1 Approach to the Cancer Patient (C-ONC.1) Flexible 10
VESC11213 SS1 Approaches to Gastrointestinal Surgery in Dogs and Cats Flexible 10
VESC11146 SS2 Approaches to wound management in horses Flexible 10
VESC11239 SS1 Avian Anaesthesia Flexible 10
VESC11039 SV1 Avian biology and development Semester 2 10
VESC11085 SV1 Basic Sciences in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia Flexible 20
VESC11158 SV1 Bioethics and Animal Welfare Semester 1 10
VESC11048 SS1 Bovine Mastitis and Lameness (C-C.6) Flexible 10
VESC11049 SS1 Bovine Nutrition Husbandry and Lactogenesis (C-C.4) Flexible 10
VESC11073 SS1 Bovine Reproduction (C-C.5) Flexible 10
VESC11220 SS1 Bovine Reproduction: Beef and Dairy Flexible 10
VESC11229 SS1 Cancer Biology and Medical Therapy for Cancer (C-ONC.2) Flexible 10
VESC11230 SS1 Cancer of Body Systems (C-ONC.3) Flexible 10
VESC11056 SS1 Canine Small Animal Medicine 1 (C-SAM.1) Flexible 10
VESC11055 SS1 Canine Small Animal Medicine 2 (C-SAM.2) Flexible 10
VESC11054 SS1 Canine Small Animal Medicine 3 (C-SAM.3) Flexible 10
VESC11059 SS1 Cardiovascular anatomy, physiology and pathology (C-VC.1) Flexible 10
VESC11058 SS1 Cardiovascular diagnostics (C-VC.2) Flexible 10
VESC11057 SS1 Cardiovascular therapeutics (C-VC.3) Flexible 10
VESC11123 SS1 Chronic pain and advanced analgesic principles Full Year 10
VESC11133 SS1 Climate change and animal health Block 1 (Sem 1) 10
VESC11250 Communication and engagement with One Health Models of Disease - Design and Practice Not delivered this year 10
VESC11249 Communication and engagement with One Health Models of Disease - Theory and training Not delivered this year 10
VESC11127 SS1 Companion Animal Respiratory Medicine 1 Semester 1 10
VESC11126 SS1 Companion Animal Respiratory Medicine 2 Semester 1 10
VESC11182 SV1 Conservation Genetics for Reintroductions, Translocations and Population Monitoring Block 4 (Sem 2) 10
VESC11203 SS1 Controlling Infectious Diseases in Beef and Dairy Cattle Flexible 10
VESC11002 SV1 Current Topics in Veterinary Medicine Full Year 0
VESC11152 SS1 Data Analysis for Food Safety Flexible 10
VESC11009 Diploma dissertation in animal biosciences Not delivered this year 30
VESC11046 SS1 Diseases of Adult Sheep (C-S.1) Flexible 10
VESC11069 SS1 Diseases of laboratory animals (C-LAS.4) Flexible 10
VESC11184 SV1 Dissertation Full Year 60
VESC11162 SS1 Dissertation (Applied Poultry Science) Full Year 60
VESC11159 SV1 Dissertation in Infectious Diseases and One Health Semester 2 60
VESC11083 SV1 Dogs and Cats (Anaesthesia and Analgesia) Flexible 10
VESC11019 SV1 Eco-system health and species conservation Vet Med Semester 2 20
VESC11088 SS1 Ecosystem Health Block 3 (Sem 2) 10
VESC11082 SV1 Equidae (Anaesthesia and Analgesia) Flexible 10
VESC11214 SS1 Equine Dentistry Flexible 10
VESC11215 SS1 Equine Emergency Medicine and First Aid Flexible 10
VESC11233 SS1 Equine Gastroenterology Flexible 10
VESC11216 SS1 Equine Musculoskeletal Problems Flexible 10
VESC11217 SS1 Equine Neurology Flexible 10
VESC11218 SS1 Equine Respiratory Medicine and Surgery Flexible 10
VESC11068 SS1 Equine dental anatomy and physiology (C-E.12) Flexible 10
VESC11067 SS1 Equine dental care, diagnosis and treatment (C-E.13) Flexible 10
VESC11066 SS1 Equine dental surgery (C-E.14) Flexible 10
VESC11171 SV1 Essential Population Genetic Theory & Techniques Semester 1 20
VESC11121 SS1 Ethics in anaesthesia and euthanasia Full Year 10
VESC11204 SS1 Evidence Based Veterinary Medicine in Clinical Practice Flexible 10
VESC11205 SS1 Ewe Survival Flexible 10
VESC11061 SS1 Exotic avian species (C-ZM.4) Flexible 10
VESC11206 SS1 Feeding for Production Flexible 10
VESC11103 SV1 Feline Medicine 1 Flexible 10
VESC11104 SV1 Feline Medicine 2 Flexible 10
VESC11053 SS1 Feline Small Animal Medicine 1 (C-SAM.4) Flexible 10
VESC11052 SS1 Feline Small Animal Medicine 2 (C-SAM.5) Flexible 10
VESC11051 SS1 Feline Small Animal Medicine 3 (C-SAM.6) Flexible 10
VESC11186 SV1 Food Policy Flexible 10
VESC11185 SV1 Food Processing and Waste Management Flexible 20
VESC11154 SS1 Food Production Systems Flexible 20
VESC11238 SS1 Food Safety Dissertation Flexible 60
VESC11153 SS1 Food Safety Hazards and Food Safety Management Systems Flexible 20
VESC11151 SS1 Food Supply Chain & Food Safety Flexible 10
VESC11223 SS1 Food Traceability, Labelling, Fraud and Crime Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 10
VESC11207 SS1 Foot Health Flexible 10
VESC11029 SV1 Foundations of Animal Science Semester 1 20
VESC11198 SV1 Frameworks to Assess Food Security Flexible 20
VESC11105 SV1 Gastroenterology Flexible 10
VESC11177 SV1 Genetic Data Analysis for Conservation Management and Wildlife Forensics Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 10
VESC11070 SS1 Genetically modified animals (C-LAS.3) Flexible 10
VESC11236 SS1 Global Food Security and Nutrition Dissertation Flexible 60
VESC11208 SS1 Heifer Rearing Flexible 10
VESC11106 SV1 Hepatology Flexible 10
VESC11134 SS1 Host-pathogen arms race Flexible 10
VESC11188 SV1 Innovation in Sustainable Food Systems Flexible 20
VESC11224 SS1 Innovative Approaches to Health Challenges Across Disciplines Flexible 10
VESC11200 SV1 Interrelationships in Food Systems Semester 1 20
VESC11042 SV1 Interventions in Wild Animal Health Vet Med Semester 2 20
VESC11175 Introduction to Applied Conservation Genetics Not delivered this year 20
VESC11252 SV1 Introduction to Applied Conservation Genetics Part 1 Block 3 (Sem 2) 10
VESC11253 SV1 Introduction to Applied Conservation Genetics Part 2 Block 4 (Sem 2) 10
VESC11244 SS1 Introduction to Models of Disease - Bioscience and Ethics Full Year 20
VESC11001 SV1 Introduction to Molecular Biology Full Year 0
VESC11242 Introduction to Scientific Paradigms, Research Approaches and Study Design Across Disciplines Not delivered this year 10
VESC11118 Introduction to Veterinary Epidemiology Not delivered this year 20
VESC11176 SV1 Introduction to Wildlife Forensics Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 10
VESC11024 SV1 Laboratory Tools for the Biosciences Semester 1 20
VESC11043 SS1 Laboratory animal science (B-LAS.4) Flexible 10
VESC11209 SS1 Lamb Growth Flexible 10
VESC11210 SS1 Lambing Percentage Flexible 10
VESC11165 SS1 Leadership Skills Block 3 (Sem 2) 10
VESC11192 Leadership Skills Not delivered this year 10
VESC11076 Livestock behaviours as routes of disease transmission Not delivered this year 10
VESC11077 SV1 Livestock management impacts on disease risk & control Flexible 20
VESC11135 SS1 Livestock nutrition and disease control Flexible 10
VESC11011 SV1 MSc dissertation in animal biosciences Semester 2 90
VESC11202 SS1 MVetSci in Advanced Clinical Practice Dissertation Flexible 60
VESC11211 SS1 Management of the Beef Herd Flexible 10
VESC11079 SV1 Managing and Leading Conservation Projects Flexible 10
VESC11141 SS1 Modelling disease systems and control Flexible 10
VESC11237 SS1 Neurological Emergencies in dogs and cats Flexible 10
VESC11197 SS1 Non-Surgical Musculoskeletal Disease Flexible 10
VESC11187 SV1 Nutrition for Food Security Semester 1 20
VESC11201 SS1 One Health Dissertation Flexible 60
VESC11087 One Health Dissertation Course Not delivered this year 60
VESC11248 One Health Models of Disease Animal PhD project proposal Not delivered this year 20
VESC11089 SS1 One Health Policy Semester 2 10
VESC11041 SV1 One Health and Comparative Animal Models Semester 1 20
VESC11026 SV1 One Health, Zoonoses and Emerging Infections Semester 2 10
VESC11044 SS1 Parasitic and Lamb Diseases (C-S.3) Flexible 10
VESC11081 SV1 Patient Assessment, Critical Incidents and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Flexible 10
VESC11221 Poor Athletic Performance in Horses - Respiratory Problems Not delivered this year 10
VESC11148 SS1 Poor athletic performance in horses Flexible 10
VESC11181 SV1 Population Genetics for Conservation Breeding Block 3 (Sem 2) 10
VESC11166 SS1 Poultry Anatomy and Health Flexible 20
VESC11163 SS1 Poultry Behaviour & Welfare in Commercial Systems Flexible 20
VESC11164 SS1 Poultry Breeding and Genetics Flexible 10
VESC11170 SS1 Poultry Business Management Flexible 10
VESC11168 SS1 Poultry Embryology & Incubation Flexible 10
VESC11161 SS1 Poultry Feed, Nutrition and Digestion Flexible 20
VESC11169 SS1 Poultry Housing and Environment Flexible 20
VESC11145 SS1 Practical pathology and microbiology Flexible 10
VESC11225 SS1 Principles of Exotic Pet Medicine Flexible 10
VESC11124 SS1 Problem solving and non-technical skills in anaesthesia Full Year 10
VESC11050 SS1 Production Animal Practice (B-PAP.2) Flexible 10
VESC11109 SV1 Professional and Clinical Skills for Advanced Veterinary Practice Flexible 10
VESC11179 SV1 Quality Management in Wildlife Forensic Science Semester 2 10
VESC11142 SS1 R for Veterinary Epidemiologists Flexible 10
VESC11227 SS1 Rabbit Medicine Flexible 20
VESC11131 SS1 Recent Advances in Equine Practice Flexible 10
VESC11111 SV1 Recent Advances in Internal Medicine Flexible 10
VESC11112 SV1 Recent Advances in Production Animal Practice Flexible 10
VESC11117 SV1 Renal and Urinary Flexible 10
VESC11180 SV1 Reporting Forensic Evidence Block 4 (Sem 2) 10
VESC11045 SS1 Reproduction, Pregnancy and Parturition (C-S.2) Flexible 10
VESC11060 SS1 Reptile (C-ZM.5) Flexible 10
VESC11167 Research Methods & Data Analysis (Applied Poultry Science) Not delivered this year 10
VESC11235 SS1 Research Methods and Data Analysis (A) Block 3 (Sem 2) 10
VESC11190 Research Methods and Data Analysis (APS) Not delivered this year 10
VESC11234 SS1 Research Methods and Data Analysis (B) Block 2 (Sem 1) 10
VESC11222 Research Methods and Data Analysis (Food Safety) Not delivered this year 10
VESC11149 SS1 Research Methods and Study Design Full Year 10
VESC11246 SS1 Research Project in Biosciences or Bioethics 1 Full Year 40
VESC11247 SS1 Research Project in Biosciences or Bioethics 2 Semester 2 40
VESC11144 SS1 Research skills and statistics Semester 2 10
VESC11143 Rights, Roles and Responsibilities in disease control Not delivered this year 10
VESC11084 SV1 Ruminants, Camelids and Pigs (Anaesthesia and Analgesia) Block 5 (sem 2) 10
VESC11251 SS1 Scientific Paradigms, Research Approaches and Study Design Across Disciplines Block 5 (sem 2) 10
VESC11139 SS1 Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery A (C-SAS.6) Flexible 10
VESC11140 SS1 Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery B (C-SAS.7) Flexible 10
VESC11136 SS1 Small Animal Surgical Practice (C-SAS.1) Flexible 10
VESC11080 SV1 Small Mammals (Anaesthesia and Analgesia) Flexible 10
VESC11062 SS1 Small pet mammals in practice (C-ZM.3) Flexible 10
VESC11137 SS1 Soft Tissue Surgery A (C-SAS.2) Flexible 10
VESC11138 SS1 Soft Tissue Surgery B (C-SAS.3) Flexible 10
VESC11114 SV1 Standard Diagnostic Testing in Companion Animals Flexible 10
VESC11226 SS1 Standard Diagnostic Testing in Exotic Pet Animals Flexible 10
VESC11147 SS1 Standard Diagnostic Tests in Equine Practice Flexible 10
VESC11132 SS1 Standard Diagnostic Tests in Production Animal Practice Flexible 10
VESC11125 Student-Led, Individually-Created Course for Veterinary Clinical Practice Not delivered this year 20
VESC11199 SV1 Sustainable Food Production Semester 2 20
VESC11183 SV1 The Role of Wildlife Genetics in Global Conservation Challenges Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 20
VESC11115 SS1 Thoracic Imaging Flexible 10
VESC11212 SS1 Udder Health Flexible 10
VESC11243 SV1 Understanding Planetary Health & Data: An Introduction to the Concepts and Themes Block 4 (Sem 2) 10
VESC11119 SS1 Ventilators and ventilation in veterinary anaesthesia Block 1 (Sem 1) 10
VESC11155 SS1 Veterinary Anaesthesia & Analgesia Dissertation Full Year 60
VESC11129 SS1 Veterinary Cardiology 1: Cardiac Diseases of the Cat and Dog Semester 1 10
VESC11128 SS1 Veterinary Cardiology 2: Cardiac Diseases of the Cat and Dog Semester 1 10
VESC11156 SS1 Veterinary Epidemiology Dissertation Flexible 60
VESC11150 Veterinary Ethics Not delivered this year 10
VESC11160 SS1 Veterinary Ethics Full Year 10
VESC11022 SV1 Veterinary techniques and interventions for Conservation Medicine Block 1 (Sem 1) 10
VESC11064 SS1 Wildlife Medicine (C-ZM.1) Flexible 10
VESC11074 SV1 Wildlife disease ecology in livestock ecosystems Full Year 10
VESC11020 SV1 Wildlife disease management Block 2 (Sem 1) 10
VESC11219 SS1 Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery in Dogs and Cats Flexible 10
VESC11021 SS1 Written reflective element Flexible 60
VESC11047 SS1 Youngstock Rearing and Infectious Diseases (C-C.7) Flexible 10
VESC11063 SS1 Zoo Animals (C-ZM.2) Flexible 10
VESC11065 SS1 Zoological Medicine (B-ZM.6) Flexible 10

SCQF Level 12 (31 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
VESC12014 SS1 Related Discipline Training 1 Full Year 10
VESC12015 SS1 Related Discipline Training 2 Full Year 10
VESC12016 SS1 Related Discipline Training 3 Full Year 10
VESC12017 SS1 Related Discipline Training 4 Full Year 10
VESC12030 SS1 Related Discipline Training 5 Full Year 10
VESC12031 SS1 Related Discipline Training 6 Full Year 10
VESC12006 SS1 Research Project Part 1 Full Year 40
VESC12023 SS1 Research Project Part 1 (March intake) Full Year 40
VESC12009 SS1 Research Project Part 2 Full Year 40
VESC12026 SS1 Research Project Part 2 (March intake) Full Year 40
VESC12013 SS1 Research Project Part 3 Full Year 100
VESC12029 SS1 Research Project Part 3 (March intake) Full Year 100
VESC12003 SS1 Research Proposal Full Year 40
VESC12020 SS1 Research Proposal (1st Intake) Full Year 40
VESC12001 SS1 Specialist Clinical Skills 1 Full Year 100
VESC12018 SS1 Specialist Clinical Skills 1 (1st Intake) Full Year 100
VESC12004 SS1 Specialist Clinical Skills 2 Full Year 100
VESC12021 SS1 Specialist Clinical Skills 2 (March intake) Full Year 100
VESC12007 SS1 Specialist Clinical Skills 3 Full Year 100
VESC12024 SS1 Specialist Clinical Skills 3 (March intake) Full Year 100
VESC12011 SS1 Specialist Clinical Skills 4 Full Year 40
VESC12027 SS1 Specialist Clinical Skills 4 (March intake) Full Year 40
VESC12010 SS1 Specialist Level Clinical Case Reports Full Year 30
VESC12002 SS1 Veterinary Academic Practice 1 Full Year 10
VESC12019 SS1 Veterinary Academic Practice 1 (1st Intake) Full Year 10
VESC12005 SS1 Veterinary Academic Practice 2 Full Year 10
VESC12022 SS1 Veterinary Academic Practice 2 (March intake) Full Year 10
VESC12008 SS1 Veterinary Academic Practice 3 Full Year 10
VESC12025 SS1 Veterinary Academic Practice 3 (March intake) Full Year 10
VESC12012 SS1 Veterinary Academic Practice 4 Full Year 10
VESC12028 SS1 Veterinary Academic Practice 4 (March intake) Full Year 10
Key
Available to all students - SV
Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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