Faculty of Veterinary Medicine currently offers postgraduate programme in the field of veterinary and animal sciences. Post-graduate research is the mainstay of Faculty research activities. Research in the Faculty focusses on the advancement in areas beyond the borders of veterinary and animal sciences current knowledge in disease diagnosis, medicine and animal production.
Postgraduate programmes in the Faculty that began in 1979 is managed by UPM Graduate Studies Committee, a subcommittee of the University Senate. This committee is responsible for student admission, appointment of supervisors, and thesis examination. The office of Deputy Dean for Postgraduate Studies and Research of the Faculty serves as the secretariat for this Committee.
The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine offers four (4) graduate programmes:
i) Graduate programme through laboratory and clinical practices and taught courses
ii) Graduate programme through research
The post-graduate programme at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine are offered
with the following objectives:
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
MASTER OF SCIENCE AND MASTER OF VETERINARY SCIENCE
MASTER OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS (International Students Only)
For direct admission, an international candidate must pass the following tests with stated minimum passing marks:
i) TOEFL Written test (Academic version): 550 points
ii) IELTS (Academic Exercise): Band 6.0
iii) TOEFL Internet test (Academic version): 79-80
iv) TOEFL Computer test (Academic version): 213
vi) CIEP: Level 109
STUDENT STATUS - Full-time
Student will devote full-time on the graduate study and his/her learning shall focus on work and assignments associated the academic programme. Other requirements
MVSc / MS / PhD
Anatomy & Histology | Anaesthesiology and Analgesia | Bacteriology | Epidemiology & Public Health | Animal Physiology | Animal Welfare | Aquatic Animal Health | Exotic Animal & Wildlife Health | Parasitology | Pathology | Clinical Pathology | Nutrition | Surgery | Avian Medicine | Equine Medicine | Small Animal Medicine | Laboratory Animal Medicine | Swine Medicine | Ruminant Medicine | Radiology & Imaging | Theriogenology & Cytogenetic | Virology | Aquaculture | Biochemistry | Cancer Biology & Oncology | Immunobiology | Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering | Animal Biotechnology | Genetic and Breedin | Agrobusiness | Animal Production | Animal Science | Toxicology & Pharmacology | Vaccine & Therapeutics |
The post-graduate courses are numbered according to the 5000 or 6000 series.
A supervisory committee shall be appointed by the Faculty for each candidate. The committee comprising of experts in their respective fields shall be responsible for the coordination of the candidate’s programme of study and monitoring of their progress.
The requirements for graduation are:
MASTER IN VETERINARY MEDICINE
The Master in Veterinary Medicine (MVM) programme is specially designed for graduates in Veterinary science. The specialisation of the programme is either in clinical veterinary or laboratory veterinary practice. The programme is a full-time intensive, of duration of either 12 or 24 month, and conducted with lectures, practicals, special topic assignments, seminars, and a research project.
A candidate must fulfil the residency requirement of not less than two (2) semesters duration and pass a minimum of 40 credits of courses. Objectives At the end of the programme candidate should:
The 24-month programme begins on first day of the first semester and ends on the last day of at the fourth semester.
Module A (Veterinary Clinical Practice)
This module is designed for veterinarians, currently in veterinary clinical practice, wishing to improve and advance their clinical skills. The choice of field of study is from the following:
Module B (Veterinary Laboratory Practice)
This module is designed for veterinarians, currently in veterinary diagnostic laboratory practice, wishing to improve and advance their laboratory diagnostic skills.
The choice of field of study is from the following:
Updated:: 20/02/2018 [mjamil]