Suited to those that have a keen interest in animals and protecting their health and welfare, this Veterinary Biosciences (Honours) course at Munster Technological University will give you the fundamental and applied knowledge in veterinary science. A veterinary bioscientist is an expert in the biology underpinning veterinary medicine and the interaction between animal and human health. Globally, the veterinary biosciences discipline is experiencing significant growth, both nationally and internationally, due to a surge in demand for diagnostics to support animal health and in the prevention of disease.
What are my career opportunities
You will graduate prepared for a diverse range of careers in the veterinary profession, including disease diagnostics, epidemiology and herd health, drug and vaccine development, food safety, animal welfare, nutrition and reproduction.
While this programme does not entitle graduates to work as a veterinary practitioner or veterinary nurse, graduates of this course will be eligible to apply for entry into graduate veterinary medicine degree programmes.
Veterinary Bioscience graduates can develop careers as:
- Animal health researcher
- Herd health advisor
- Public (civil) servant
- Animal Nutritionist
- Pharmaceutical drug and vaccine developer
- Clinical practice manager
- Animal diagnostic laboratory officer and manger
- Secondary school teacher
- Graduate veterinary medicine
We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our graduates after leaving the Institute.
- Veterinary Physiology
- Veterinary Histology
- Animal Reproduction
- Animal Nutrition
- Pharmaceutical/Veterinary Microbiology
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Applicants must achieve a pass in the Leaving Certificate or equivalent examinations, obtaining two H5 and four O6/H7 grades. Candidates are required to obtain a minimum of O6/H7 in English or Gaeilge and mathematics.
International11200 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11200 EUR per year during 48 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Cork
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.