Residency/Masters in Veterinary Science

General Residency Information

Applications are invited for Residencies / MSc in a variety of disciplines below. If you are a qualified veterinary surgeon wishing to specialise, and you fulfil the required criteria, please consider applying for one of our open programmes.

Residencies / Masters in Veterinary Science programmes are open to veterinary graduates holding a degree registrable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. These are three-(to four) year post-graduate training programmes involving supervised clinical work and applied clinical research. Residents/students will receive specialised training in the relevant discipline while working within the College’s hospitals (or farms/referral facilities where relevant) and will be expected to prepare to sit the examination for membership of the relevant European or American speciality boards. Residents will be enrolled onto a Masters of Veterinary Science (MVSc) programme as an intergral part of the residency.

These positions are fully funded studentships with a tax-free stipend paid for living expenses and out of hours duties. For more information see FEES AND FUNDING

For an informal discussion about these Residencies, please contact the programme directors for the relevant disciplines listed above.
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For details on applying for a position please go to HOW TO APPLY

Undertaking Residency training to be eligible to become a specialist is a desire for many veterinary surgeons. The residency training programmes at the University of Bristol are fantastic opportunities and highly competitive and sought after positions. The advantages of training at Bristol is you will study at Langford Vets ( a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Bristol). Langford Vets has two state of the art referral Hospitals for small animals and equines, a full diagnostic laboratory service and equine, farm and small animal first opinion practices. We have the largest team of American and European Specialists in the south west of England. In addition to the Residency training the programme will prepare you for a Masters in Veterinary Science. You will undertake clinical units based around your specialist subject and a research unit that assists you in the project part of the programme and achieving your publications for your European or American Diploma


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