Diploma in Veterinary Medicine


1.     Candidates for the Diploma must have obtained a Degree in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery in a Scottish University or a comparable Degree in Veterinary Science in another University or College recognised for the purpose by the University Court on the recommendation of the Senate.

2.     The period of study for the Diploma shall be prescribed by the College and shall not be less than one academic year of full-time study or two academic years of part-time study. Candidates must be registered students of the University during each year of study and shall pay the appropriate fee.

3.     The course of study shall consist of such courses of instruction and individual work as the College may prescribe.

4.     On the completion of a candidate’s course of study their work shall be tested by such examination as may be prescribed.

One of the Examiners shall be an External Examiner appointed by the University Court on the recommendation of the Senate.

5.     If a candidate’s work thus tested is reported by the Examiners to the Senateas satisfactory, they shall be entitled to receive the Diploma in Veterinary Medicine. The Diploma may be awarded with distinction.

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