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Distance Learning Program in Conservation Medicine – University of Edinburgh

There is a new online distance learning programme in CONSERVATION MEDICINE offered by the ROYAL (DICK) SCHOOL of VETERINARY STUDIES, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Campus, EH25 9RG, UK. We are now accepting applications for the new intake in September 2013.

http://www.ed.ac.uk/vet/conservation-medicine

This flexible programme is aimed at veterinary graduates world-wide wishing to pursue a career in this rapidly developing field.

Specialist expertise:
The R(D)SVS is the only UK veterinary school to have a specialist Exotic Animal and Wildlife Service, with an international reputation for providing veterinary education in the field of exotic and wild animal medicine. This online programme provides scientific knowledge relating to the health relationships that occur at the interface of animals, humans and ecosystems.

Programme content:
Courses include eco-system health and species conservation; applied epidemiology; interventions for conservation medicine; wildlife disease management; conservation genetics; captive and free-ranging wild animal welfare and zoonotic diseases. The programme will enable graduates to seek enhanced employment opportunities in academia, research, governmental and non-governmental organisations, and consultancies.

Flexible learning:
Choose to study part-time over 1, 2 or 3 years to Certificate, Diploma or Masters level. Our interactive online learning environment lets you communicate with our highly qualified teaching staff from the comfort of your own home or workplace.

Apply now for September 2013 start.

For more information visit our websitewww.ed.ac.uk/vet/conservation-medicine  or contact us onconservation.medicine@ed.ac.uk

With best wishes,
Professor Anna Meredith
MA VetMB PhD CertLAS DZooMed MRCVS Personal Chair of Zoological and Conservation Medicine, Head of Exotic Animal and Wildlife Service Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh Hospital for Small Animals, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Roslin Midlothian EH25 9RT
Tel: +44 (0)131 650 7650 ext 6247

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