Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science (Internal Medicine)

The Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science is a 60 ECTS postgraduate education targeted small animal veterinarians seeking continuing professional development.

The master's programme consists of 4 basic courses, 3 advanced specialisation courses, and a master's project.

The courses are designed with a minimum of physical attendance. Each course requires 5 or 6 consecutive days at the University Hospital for Companion Animals at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Call opens: 1 October 2024
Application deadline: 1 May 2025

Specialisation in Companion Animal Internal Medicine

Improve your level of expertise and practical skills in advanced diagnostic work-up and treatment strategies in companion animal internal medicine. The programme is taught by highly qualified national and international faculty and specialists in the field of companion animal internal medicine.

This specialisation will strengthen your knowledge in diagnosis and treatment of endocrine and urological diseases, gastrointestinal and respiratory diseases, and haematological, infectious, and critical medical diseases. There is a strong emphasis on practical wet labs and case-based approaches applicable for direct implementation in specialized companion animal practice.


Practical sessions (wet labs):

  • Workshop on urinalysis and IRIS staging.
  • Workshop on interpretation of endocrine tests.
  • Workshops on cytology evaluation of joint aspirates, hemolytic diseases, and infectious agents.
  • Workshops on joint taps, bone marrow biopsy and quality control.
  • Workshop on cross matching in blood transfusions.
  • Workshops on bronchoscopy, diagnostic imaging of the airways and GI-tract, placement of feeding tubes and endoscopy.




NB: If you hold a Nordic certificate in Companion Animal Diseases, you may be admitted directly to the advanced courses. For more details, please consult the admission criteria.

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