Choosing to study Masters of Veterinary Medicine abroad is a decision that will hugely benefit your future.
With a Postgraduate in Veterinary Medicine you will excel in the subject and set yourself up for a prosperous career.
You can choose from over 6 institutions offering 19 master courses in Veterinary Medicine.
Fees start from £3,515 up to £17,574. The actual cost will depend on your chosen institution, so do make sure you check. If costs are a concern, many scholarships available can help with funding. Each scholarship has different criteria to qualify for but can help cover living costs and tuition fees.
You must also have a suitable background when applying for masters in Veterinary Medicine. Different universities will have different requirements, so check their criteria before applying.
There’s no way around tuition fees (unless you have a scholarship of course) as they are a necessity to study masters in Veterinary Medicine. Fees can be higher or lower depending on which country you decide to study in and the university.
To find out what you’ll need to pay, please look to your chosen university for master of Veterinary Medicine.
To help you get a general idea, we’ve identified the minimum and maximum fees below.
Don’t forget there are many scholarships available that you can apply for to help reduce costs.
The minimum fees for master of Veterinary Medicine are £3,515.
The maximum fees for master of Veterinary Medicine are £17,574.
Most countries require students to take a student visa before studying there. There are costs associated with applying, which vary depending on the country. The table below outlines the costs you’ll be expected to pay.
|UK student visa||GBP £363|
|USA student visa||USD $510. This is for the F1 student visa and includes USD $350 SEVIS fee and USD $160 application fee.|
|Canada student visa||CAD $235. This includes the application fee of CAD $150 and the biometrics fee of CAD $85.|
|New Zealand student visa||NZ $530. This figure will vary depending on where you’re applying from.|
|Ireland student visa||EUR €60|
When applying to study abroad, there is a set list of documents that you will need. The specific requirements depend on the country as well as the institution. In general, however, you will need the following:
Each university will outline the minimum score for each test before you apply, as well as any other additional document you may need, such as a portfolio.
Once you’ve finished your course, you will have the option to stay back in the country and look for work. In order to do so, you will have to apply for a post-study work permit.
Countries have different types of permits that differ in how long you can stay back for. The table below outlines the length of time each permit lets you stay in each country.
|Country||Name of post-study work visa||Length of time to stay in country|
|UK||Graduate visa||2 years|
|USA||Post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT)||1 year|
|Canada||Post-graduation work permit (PGWP)||3 years|
|New Zealand||Post-study work visa||3 years|
|Ireland||Third level graduate programme||2 years|
Studying master of Veterinary Medicine courses is just the tip of the iceberg as there are many opportunities to specialise even further in the subject. For you to see all your options, we've outlined below where you can focus the subject even further.