Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology

General

Program Description

Key Facts

  • Program: Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology
  • Level of qualification: Master 
  • Mode of study: full-time, 6 years
  • Qualification awarded: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Specific admission requirements: 

Completed high school education and entrance examination.

Qualification requirements and regulations: 

High school graduation completed by the Matura exam.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning:

There are no specific arrangements for the recognition of prior learning. The recognition procedure of the university is guided by Act No. 111/1998 on Higher Education Institutions and the university "Study and Examination Rules".

veterinary, clinic, veterinarian

Profile of the program: 

The study program meets the requirements of Directive 2005/36 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications (this act has been changed, current consolidated version: 24/04/2020), which apply to regulated profession "veterinarian". The Master's degree program in Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology corresponds to the current state and level of science and the needs of practice in Europe. The study contains theoretical knowledge and enables the acquisition of the necessary practical skills needed for the performance of the profession, including employment in creative activities, and also prepares students for study in a doctoral study program.

Occupational profile:

A graduate of the master's degree program in Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology is competent at the level of his/her knowledge and skills to practice the profession of a veterinarian in all areas of veterinary medicine. The program also includes an extended profile in the field of health safety, hygiene, and technology of food of animal origin and in the field of animal diseases, ie includes in-depth knowledge, experience, and skills focusing on veterinary control and surveillance of raw materials and food of animal origin and food animal diseases. Graduates of this study program, therefore, gain employment mainly in veterinary supervision and food control at the state veterinary administration, other bodies of food supervision and control, and in the private sphere focused on the clinical practice of pets and animals used for food.  

Graduation requirements:

Minimum 360 ECTS, state rigorous final exam, optional defense of the rigorous thesis.

Access to further studies:

Successful graduates may proceed to the doctoral study program.

One year tuition fee: 7600 euros

Online application:

https://stagweb.vfu.cz/portal/studium/uchazec/eprihlaska.html?pc_lang=en

Last updated Jan 2021

About the School

The University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno was founded in 1918. At the moment the university consists of three faculties - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Hygi ... Read More

The University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno was founded in 1918. At the moment the university consists of three faculties - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology, and Faculty of Pharmacy. The VFU Brno is the only university in the Czech Republic specializing in veterinary medicine, veterinary hygiene, and ecology, and just one of two teaching pharmaceutical science. It is found within the City of Brno in the city district of Brno - Královo Pole, in the university campus, where all educational and research facilities are located. Read less