Veterinary Public Health
Master (1 year) of Veterinary Public Health, 60 ECTSAgriculture and environment Economics, commerce, management and accounting
|Institution||University of Copenhagen (KU)|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||3531 EUR|
|Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH)||2250 EUR|
DescriptionThe Master of Veterinary Public Health programme is a postgraduate part-time master's programme dealing with control of contagious animal diseases and zoonosis, veterinary epidemiology, and animal health economics.
The Master of Veterinary Public Health programme is a part-time programme equivalent to one year of full-time study (60 ECTS credits). It is designed to be completed within three years.
The Master programme comprises the following courses and exams:
- Statistics for Veterinarians
- Veterinary Epidemiology, part one
- Disease Outbreak Management
- Disease Control and Dynamics – In a One Health Setting
- Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Analysis of Animal Health and Food Safety
- Animal Health Economics
- Veterinary Epidemiology, part 2
Career OpportunitiesThe programme qualifies for employment in public and private institutions, e.g. the veterinary services, universities and research institutions, and trade organizations in animal agriculture, dealing with prevention and control of contagious diseases within animal and food production.
About the DegreeThe programme primarily addresses persons working with control of production animal diseases - typically in the veterinary services, agricultural organizations for primary animal production (e.g. swine, cattle, poultry, fish, fur animals), the food processing industry, pharmaceutical industry or veterinary institutions involved in research and disease control.
AdmissionA BSc or MSc degree in veterinary medicine, human medicine, agricultural sciences, engineering or natural science is required – and at least two years of relevant full time working experience after having completed the qualifying course of study.
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Apply through the national electronic admission system, optagelse.dk with all relevant documentation.
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To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact [your institution] 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
Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.
TuitionThere is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students with a citizenship within and outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.
For Further InformationInformation 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
About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System