Postgraduate Taught Degrees

Postgraduate Taught Degrees

The University of Glasgow’s School of Veterinary Medicine is pre-eminent in teaching, research and clinical provision, and attracts students, researchers and clinicians from around the world.  Our internationally accredited school provides an expert referral centre via the Small Animal Hospital, the Weipers Centre Equine Hospital and the Scottish Centre for Production Animal Health & Food Safety. 

In the recent Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF 2014), the Grade Point Average for Glasgow’s veterinary and animal health research activity was ranked top amongst the UK veterinary schools.

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons has accredited the different courses in the programme.

You will have access to our ‘virtual abattoir’, created to meet the need for veterinary students and others to understand the processes which take place in the slaughter of food animals for human consumption. Access to abattoirs for training purposes is increasingly difficult and the virtual abattoir takes you through each step of the process in order to maximise understanding and to ensure that you obtain most benefit from actual visits or work experience.

You will have the opportunity to visit several establishments in the course of the programme. These include Scotbeef Abattoir and processing facility, Stirling Livestock Market, Scottish Water and the Microbiological reference laboratory. Guest lectures are given by representatives from some of these companies.

You will be taught by academics who are considered to be producing work that is world-leading.