Application period: 1 October 2022 to 1 May 2023
Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science (Oncology)
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 2022
Application deadline: 1 May 2023
Specialisation in Companion Animal Oncology
The Companion Animal Oncology specialisation track focus on diagnostic work up including staging and grading of the oncology patient, the use of diagnostic tools including biopsy principles and staging and grading of the most common companion animal cancers.
- Experience and advanced level expertise in diagnostic work up including staging and grading of the oncology patient, the use of diagnostic tools including biopsy principles and staging and grading of the most common companion animal cancers.
- Experience and advanced level expertise in the medical and multimodality management of companion animal cancer patients including indications for, planning of and administration of single and multiagent chemotherapy for the most commonly treated companion animal cancers and the principles and role of radiotherapy.
- Experience and advanced level expertise in classification, monitoring and prevention and management of chemotherapy adverse effects according to the guidelines established by VCOG (Veterinary Comparative Oncology Group).
- Advanced level of knowledge, skills and competences within the approach to, assessment and management of the companion animal cancer patient in need of surgery including special anaesthesia and analgesia requirements.
The responsible course leaders of the specialisation track in Companion Animal Oncology are:
- Professor Annemarie Thuri Kristensen, University of Copenhagen
- Professor Thomas Eriksen, University of Copenhagen
- Professor Joanna Morris
- Professor Kyle G. Mathews
- Professor Peter Sandøe
- Dr. Anders E. Hansen
- Assistant Professor Betina Børresen
- Professor Fintan McEvoy
- Assistant Professor Lene Buelund
International and national lecturers with specialist knowledge in the field will be invited to contribute.
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.