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Program: MSc Veterinary ScienceTropical Diseases

Code Faculty Department
08250902 Faculty of Veterinary Science Department: Veterinary Tropical Diseases
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 1 jaar Totale krediete: 180 NQF level:  09

Programinligting

This programme is offered by the Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases.

Also consult the UP General Regulations.

The MSc degree in Veterinary Science is a research degree. The degree is conferred by virtue of the successful completion of a dissertation.

Admission requirements

  1. BVSc (or equivalent) degree or relevant four-year BScAgric degree or relevant BSc honours degree or relevant postgraduate diploma (on NQF level 8)
  2. An admissions examination may be required
  3. The candidate may be required to submit proof of experience in their selected field of study

Research information

The research topic is determined in consultation with the relevant head of department, and the research project(s)/ dissertation that follow, must be approved according to Faculty guidelines.

Before or on submission of the final copy of the dissertation, a student must submit a draft article for publication to the supervisor (General Regulation G.12(a) and (b)). The draft article should be based on the research that the student has conducted for the dissertation and be approved by the supervisor concerned. The supervisor should then have the opportunity to take the paper through all the processes of revision and resubmission as may be necessary and/or appropriate in order to achieve publication. 

Pass with distinction

The degree is conferred with distinction on a student who has obtained an average of at least 75% for the dissertation.

Minimum krediete: 180

Fundamental modules

  • Module-inhoud:

    A web-based introductory module in research methodology that includes planning and undertaking a research project or clinical trial, collecting and analysing data, scientific writing, and enabling preparation and presenting of a research protocol.

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Core modules


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