This is the first fully online postgraduate qualification designed specifically for RVNs currently being delivered in Scotland. Providing a framework for postgraduate study, you have the opportunity to advance your knowledge, improve research skills, and practice evidence-based veterinary nursing. The part-time online nature of the programme is ideally suited to individuals who are in full-time employment or have other personal commitments.
You can exit at the end of 12 months with PgCert Advanced Practice in Veterinary Nursing.
You can exit at the end of 24 months with PgDip Advanced Practice in Veterinary Nursing.
Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs) who have a BSc/BSc(Hons) in Veterinary Nursing or a related subject, or equivalent international qualification, will be considered for the MSc programme.
RVNs that hold the RCVS Dip AVN (achieved post-2005), RCVS DipHE AVN, DipHE CVN or FdSc VN/HND VN plus one years post-qualification work experience, or equivalent international qualification, will be considered for the PgCert in the first instance. Successful completion of this will allow progression onto the MSc programme.
RVNs that hold the RCVS Level 3 Diploma with two years post-qualification work experience or the RCVS DipAVN (achieved pre-2005) will be required to submit supporting documentation for their application and will be considered for the PgCert in the first instance. Successful completion of this will allow progression onto the MSc programme. Applicants entering at this level will be required to complete a non-credit bearing study skills module.
September, January, April
Distance and Flexible learning
College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
School of Veterinary Medicine