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Owner/Developer: Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
|Description:||What can you use this qualification for? This is a five and a half year professional degree programme. Successful candidates become qualified veterinary surgeons. What will you learn? The programme qualifies candidates for a wide spectrum of jobs within the veterinary profession, and other work requiring competence in medical science and biology - e.g. private practice with production animals, companion animals and horses, and food safety/public health work, fish health, animal welfare, slaughter house management, pharmaceutical industry, teaching, research etc.|
Hands-on training, Lecture
5, 5 years
A school leaving certificate incorporating mathematics and chemistry is required. Applicants must be fluent in Norwegian or another Scandinavian language. Admission is based on final school grades and is highly competitive.
NMBU shall educate Veterinary Surgeons who:
- have the necessary basic knowledge and skills within the field of veterinary medicine to enable them to start their professional careers within all the various core areas of the profession, but who are even better prepared to start working within the area they have studied in depth during the final year;
- have insight into the fundamental scientific principles which are the prerequisites for all knowledge in the field of veterinary medicine, and who are capable of building upon this insight and applying it in their professional life;
-are able to carry out independent problem solving and life long learning;
-acknowledge the intrinsic value of animals in their own right, and act as ambassadors for animal protection and welfare;
-are able to communicate and cooperate with other people and treat them with respect.
Ethics, Legislative aspects, Designing procedures and projects, Taking care of animals
Partial coverage (e.g. a module)
No species is addressed specifically
|Details on the topic or technology covered:||
18.07.2018: The courses, Modules and Blocks page does not have any content.
Year Autumn Semester Spring Semester
1 Block 1 Blocks 2, 3 & 4
2 Blocks 4 (contd) & 5 Blocks 6 & 7
3 Blocks 7(contd) & 8 Blocks 8 (contd), 9 & 10. Also course in propaedeutic clinical work.
4 Diagnostics Clinical training
5 Clinical Training Differentiation/Tracking Year (courses + clinical training)
Year (courses + clinical training) + final thesis
The programme qualifies candidates for a wide spectrum of jobs within the veterinary profession, and other work requiring competence in medical science and biology - e.g. private practice with production animals, companion animals and horses, and food safety/public health work, fish health, animal welfare, slaughter house management, pharmaceutical industry, teaching, research etc.
|Accreditation body and/or authority that approved the education or training:||
the university itself
Degree title: Cand. Med. Vet.
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