|University of Copenhagen (UCPH)
|Master (1 year) of Companion Animal Clinical Science
On completion of the program, the graduate will be able to approach and address complex companion animal health and disease problems in a highly reflective and structured problem-oriented fashion based on analysis of collected data and information from the medical literature, resulting in clinical decision making and planning and execution of specialized diagnostic workup, procedures and therapeutic strategies at an advanced level. Furthermore to communicate professional and specialization related topics and solutions to new issues to specialist and non-specialists colleagues, as well as to laypeople. The graduate will be able to participate in cross-disciplinary interaction, networks, and collaboration at a highly qualified level within the selected area of specialization. The graduate will have the foundation to continuously develop professionally within the area of specialization.
About the degree
The Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science program gives veterinarians with at least 2 years of practical professional experience from companion animal practice a university-based continuing education in applied and advanced veterinary methodology, paraclinical skills, and clinical decision making.
There is a tuition fee for all students within and outside of the EU, EAA, or from Switzerland.
For Further Information
Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.fivu.dk/
You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition
The Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science program is a part-time program equivalent to one year of full-time study (60 ECTS credits). It is designed to be completed within three years.
At the Master of Companion Animal, Clinical Science students can choose between seven different specialization tracks. The specialization track consists of three modules within the chosen area.
- Specialization track in Companion Animal Cardiology
- Specialisation track in Companion Animal Diagnostic Imaging
- Specialization track in Companion Animal Neurology
- Specialization track in Companion Animal Oncology
- Specialization track in Companion Animal Surgery
- Specialization track in Internal Medicine
- Specialization track in Veterinary Clinical Pathology
Participants attain specialized knowledge, skills, and competences within an elective companion animal specialization
If you are certified from Sweden, Norway, or Finland you might be able to enroll in the Master program directly at the specialization track. Are you already certified in Companion Animal Diseases?
Applicants for the Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science program must possess the following qualifications:
- A Master’s (candidate) degree in Veterinary Medicine/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
- At least two years of relevant work experience in companion animal practice.
- Proficiency in English
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The same admission criteria apply to single courses unless otherwise indicated in the course description.
To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition
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Autumn | All applicants
Application date: Mar 15
Start date: Sep 01