This is the first, fully online, postgraduate qualification designed specifically for RVNs currently being delivered in Scotland. Providing a framework for postgraduate study, you have the opportunity to advance your knowledge, improve research skills, and practice evidence-based veterinary nursing. The part-time, online nature of the programme is ideally suited to individuals who are in full-time employment or have other personal commitments. WHY THIS PROGRAMME**
- 1st in the UK for Veterinary Medicine (Complete University Guide 2021)
- Specifically designed to support the delivery of quality care, evidence-based learning and best practice techniques.
- Devised by experts from different fields of veterinary nursing and the wider veterinary industry, this means the planning and delivery of courses remains current, relevant and valuable to you, especially when it comes to furthering your career.
- Experience a range of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, tutorials, work-based learning and project work through our online learning platform.
- Tailor the subject of many of your assessments and final dissertation to disciplines or specialisms relevant and interesting to you.
- The PG Certificate is accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Upon graduation from the programme, RCVS Registered RCVS logoVeterinary Nurses who have pre-enrolled with the RCVS will be able to use the CertAVN post nominal. Further information can be found on the RCVS website at Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Nursing.
- Year 1: three 20 credit compulsory courses
- Year 2: two 20 credit compulsory courses plus one 20 credit optional courses
- Year 3: one 60 credit dissertation / project
How to apply
International applicant information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'international'.
In order to complete the programme, previous clinical experience is essential as a significant proportion of the content is directly related to practice. However, veterinary nurses who are not currently employed in clinical practice but employed in a related discipline, for example education or practice management, are eligible.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course
Additional fee information
Sponsorship and funding information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'scholarships'
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