MSc in Animal Clinical Science at University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark

University of Copenhagen (UCPH) 3 Years
Denmark Full Time
Master (1 year) of Companion Animal Clinical Science Onsite

Career Opportunities

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

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

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Course Details:

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.

  1. Specialization track in Companion Animal Cardiology
  2. Specialisation track in Companion Animal Diagnostic Imaging
  3. Specialization track in Companion Animal Neurology
  4. Specialization track in Companion Animal Oncology
  5. Specialization track in Companion Animal Surgery
  6. Specialization track in Internal Medicine
  7. Specialization track in Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Participants attain specialized knowledge, skills, and competences within an elective companion animal specialization

Read more about the structure of the program and its compulsory coursesthe program accreditationsour teaching methods and facilities, and life at the university.

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?

Enrollment Requirements:

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

Teaching Language:


Costs/Tuition Fees:

6,481 EUR

Level/Field(s) of Study:


Degree Level:

Agri, Forestry & Fisheries

Language Requirements:

The same admission criteria apply to single courses unless otherwise indicated in the course description.

Read about the language requirements here

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 →

About the University/Institution:

A world-class research university

Driven by intellectual creativity and critical thinking since 1479, researchers and students at the University of Copenhagen have expanded horizons and contributed to moving the world forward. With its 5,000 researchers and 39,000 students, the University boasts an international research and study environment and is highly ranked on the leading ranking lists of the world’s best universities.

The University offers researchers and students the opportunity to develop their talent and launches ambitious interdisciplinary initiatives to support its strong academic communities. Through research-based teaching – and by involving them in research – students are equipped to address society’s challenges and needs.

The University of Copenhagen is working towards becoming one of the world’s greenest campus areas, leaving as little environmental and climate footprint as possible. The University facilitates cross-organization collaboration, liaises with the business community, and helps students find relevant programmes and projects in the field of sustainability.

Application Deadline:

Autumn | All applicants
Application date: Mar 15
Start date: Sep 01

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