This programme has been designed to enhance your career in animal management throughout the world with first-rate expertise and a highly regarded qualification.
The diseases that can be transmitted between animals and people also threaten the health of livestock keepers, their families and their communities.
In many developing regions farmers and animal health workers are often ill equipped to deal with this risk. This programme draws together expertise from across the University to deliver first-class teaching and research to tackle these issues.
This programme has been designed to enhance your career in animal management throughout the world. Many graduates have used the programme as a route to promotion and/or PhD studies.
Students may study to certificate, diploma or masters level.
Year 1: certificate
- Applied Veterinary Epidemiology
- Host Responses to Infection
- Pathogen Strategies for Transmission and Survival
Year 2: diploma
You will undertake the following compulsory course:
- Zoonotic disease
Choose one of the following two courses:
- Surveillance and control of transboundary diseases affecting international trade
- An introduction to transboundary diseases and their impact on trade and wildlife populations
Then choose from the following electives (up to 60 credits):
- Control of economically important parasites
- New developments in epidemiology and the control of vector borne disease
- An introduction to vaccinology
- Wildlife animal health and environment
- Technology advances in veterinary diagnostics
- Project planning and decision support for animal disease control
- Introduction to GIS and spatial data analysis
- Advanced GIS and spatial epidemiology and modelling
- An Introduction of Project Cycle Management
- Globalisation and health
- The Modern Zoo
- The Use of Artificial Reproductive Technologies in Threatened Species
- Pastoralism and herd health
- Zoonotic diseases in a global setting
- Socioeconomic Principles for One Health
- The Nexus of Food Security and Global Health
Year 3: masters
For a masters, you will construct a written reflective element of 10,000–15,000 words.