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Post Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Medicine (PGDipVM)

Post Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Medicine (PGDipVM)

The Post Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Medicine aims to prepare and support veterinary graduates through their initial years, following graduation with a veterinary degree. The qualification enables practical proficiency within clinical practice through the demonstration of appropriate knowledge, skills, and behaviours.

The key purposes of the qualification are:

The programme will involve practice-based learning, using a variety of strategies, to ensure that learners can undertake clinical tasks and responsibilities proficiently and independently, within a veterinary environment. The aim here is to bridge the gap between a student’s theoretical knowledge, learnt in the classroom, and their practical abilities, learnt through real-life application.


Qualification delivery


Entry requirements

Learners must hold the following credentials:

The planned course duration is two years, however, this is flexible based on the learner’s case load / existing skills, when they begin the course.

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Enrolment on the Post Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Medicine

Students must enrol on the course and be registered for the Diploma before the commencement of the programme. Click here to register your interest.

About Us

Central College is a further education college specialising in veterinary and animal care studies. With close links to veterinary practices, we provide a wide range of full and part time work-based learning programmes and apprenticeships.

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