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Veterinary degrees abroad

As a veterinary student, you’ll learn about the medical health and wellbeing of animals. The subject is incredibly broad and gives students an extensive insight into the diagnosis and prevention of animal diseases, injuries, and disorders.

Veterinary degrees are very hands-on and diverse, making them perfect for students that prefer to learn in different ways. Students will have countless opportunities to encounter and interact with a vast range of animals during their studies.

Studying for a veterinary degree can be very rewarding, especially if you’re passionate about animals. In addition to learning how to keep animals happy and healthy, you'll also learn practical skills to help and improve the lives of their owners and carers.

Veterinary program structure

Veterinary courses can be studied at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The duration of programs can vary largely depending on the country you study in and the university you choose to attend.

Generally, undergraduate veterinary courses usually take four years to complete. Veterinary master’s qualifications can be completed in one or two years. The duration of doctoral programs tends to be around three to five years.

Veterinary degrees are taught through a range of formats. Veterinary students can expect lectures, group projects, laboratory sessions, and practicals. Students may also have the opportunity to do a placement to help them gain experience in a real-world veterinary setting.

Course modules tend to differ between universities and countries, but students can typically expect to study topics like:

  • Neurology
  • Animal behavior
  • Cardiovascular and respiratory systems
  • Infectious diseases
  • Animal husbandry and welfare
  • Clinical pathology
  • Breeding and fertility

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Veterinary study abroad programs

Veterinary undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in veterinary

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    Animal & Veterinary Science - BSc University of Wyoming, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    17,570 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,570 USD

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    Natural Resource Ecology and Management - Pre Veterinary Medicine - BSc Louisiana State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    28,700 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 28,700 USD

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    Pre - Veterinary - BA/BSc LeTourneau University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    29,630 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 29,630 USD

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    Pre - Veterinary Medicine - BA/BSc Drury University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    31,100 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 31,100 USD

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    Veterinary Medicine and Surgery - BVetSc Keele University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    5 years
    Annual tuition fee
    24,019 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,500 GBP

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Associate in veterinary

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    Veterinary Medicine - ASOT Lane Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,500 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,500 USD

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    Veterinary Tech - AASc Portland Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    9,290 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,290 USD

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    Veterinary Technician - AASc Fox Valley Technical College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,600 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 6,600 USD

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Diploma in veterinary

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    Veterinary Technician - Dip Sheridan College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,415 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,073 CAD

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Certificate in veterinary

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    Veterinary Office Assistant - Cert Bow Valley College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    8 months
    Annual tuition fee
    10,365 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,824 CAD

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Veterinary graduate programs

Master's in veterinary

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    Agriculture: Veterinary Hospital Management - MSc Murray State University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,000 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,000 USD

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    Aquatic Veterinary Studies - MSc University of Stirling, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    27,244 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,850 GBP

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    Veterinary - MMedVet Saratov State Agrarian University, Russia

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    6 years
    Annual tuition fee
    3,700 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 3,700 USD

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    Veterinary Studies - MVetSt Massey University, New Zealand

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    18 months
    Annual tuition fee
    34,068 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 47,610 NZD

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Diploma in veterinary

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    Veterinary Science: Veterinary Medicine - PGDip Massey University, New Zealand

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    34,068 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 47,610 NZD

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Pathway in veterinary

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    Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, Pre-Master’s - PGP University of Glasgow, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    32,158 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 23,430 GBP

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Future veterinary careers

There are a number of careers available within the veterinary sector - from fast-paced clinical positions to laboratory-based research jobs. Many veterinary graduates go on to work in roles like:

  • Veterinary surgeon
  • Research scientist
  • Animal physiotherapist
  • Ecologist
  • Zookeeper
  • Animal nutritionist

You can significantly boost your employability, skills, and experience during your studies, especially if you know which veterinary career you’d like to pursue. To do this, look for placements, internships, work experience, and volunteering opportunities.