One Health, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Credit)
    Tuition (Credit)
  • English (take IELTS)
The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is a world leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical practice, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is a world leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical practice, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

The University of Edinburgh was the first UK University to address the need for One Health professional training. This MSc draws together Edinburgh’s interdisciplinary expertise with a proven track record to deliver first-class teaching in One Health.

Programme Structure

The programme begins in September and runs part-time over a period of 1-6 years, depending on which award you choose to study.

It is structured to allow progression via Certificate, Diploma and MSc; however, it is also possible to finish at the Certificate or Diploma. The Certificate is usually studied over 1-2 years, the Diploma 2-4 years and the full Masters can take from between 3-6 years to complete depending on how much time you have to dedicate to studying per academic year.

Thus, the programme is very flexible and students can also opt to take time out for employment or family reasons. It is also possible to pay by seperate courses to help spread the cost of your studies.

Delivered using a blend of online learning methods, the programme is supported by the University’s award-winning online learning environments.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 72 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

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Academic Requirements

The programme is intended for high calibre students with a scientific background. A degree in the following would be advantageous:

  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Life Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Ecosystem Health
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Economics

Tuition Fee Per Credit

  • GBP 725 International
  • GBP 725 EU/EEA
  • 10 credits £725; 20 credits £1,445; 60 credits £4,335


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