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Program Title

Master of Animal Health and Preventive Medicine

Definition/ Overview

The program aims to provide competencies to address animal health problems such as viral and bacterial epidemics. For this purpose, the student builds skills to help him deal easily with the sources of veterinary information from scientific journals and specialized periodicals. The program consists of theoretical lectures and practical lessons that provide vast disease vocabulary, along with field training and panel discussions to enriches professional skills.

Basic information

College

Veterinary Medicine

Department

Public Health

Program Title

Master program of Animal Health and Preventive Medicine

Degree

Master of Animal Health and Preventive Medicine

Duration

2 years at least

Credit hours

36 credit hours

Study plan

Courses and Thesis

Language

English

Conditions of admission

Applicants should:

1. Comply with the unified regulations of postgraduate studies in Saudi Universities.

2. Have a bachelor's degree in veterinary medicine or pharmacy, medicine, biological or biomedical sciences from KFU or any other equivalent degree from other universities recognized by the Ministry of Education.

3. Pass a personal interview.

4. Applicants who received their bachelor's degree in an undergraduate program with instruction language other than English should score at least 5.0 in IELTS or any other equivalent English test recognized by the Ministry of Education.

5. Preference is given to applicants who have gained on-work field experience in veterinary medicine.

Study plan

Semester

Courses titles

Credit Hours

1st

Biostatistics

3

Infectious diseases of livestock 

4

Epidemiology

4

Total

11

2nd

Concepts and methodology in research

1

Zoonoses

2

Avian diseases

3

Seminar

1

Elective course

2

Veterinary hygiene

2

Total

11

3rd

Elective course

2

Elective course

2

Elective course

2

Total

6

4th

Thesis

10

Total

10