Master’s degree in Companion Animal Ophthalmology

Modern small animal veterinary practitioners are continuously met with higher demands and expectances to level of expertise, advanced diagnostic work-up and various treatment modalities.

The Companion Animal Ophthalmology programme is a 2-year specialisation track consisting of 3 modules and a Master's thesis.
The programme has a strong emphasis on practical sessions and case-based approaches applicable for implementation at specialised companion animal clinics.

Practical sessions (wet labs) included in the Ophthalmology Master’s programme are:

  • Advanced diagnostic imaging, including CT, MRI and ocular ultrasonography in veterinary ophthalmology
  • Advanced diagnostic testing for ophthalmic diseases; including cytology, pathology, and electroretinography
  • Gonioscopy examination, using and adjusting slit lamp biomicroscopy and performing electroretinogram (ERG)
  • Atraumatic microsurgical techniques

Course modules

Each course module is a 5 days on-site course at the University Hospital for Companion Animals, University of Copenhagen.

The modules consists of a combination of theoretical lectures, case-based workshops and practical wet-labs and are divided into

Follow the link to read the course descriptions.

Specialisation responsible

The course responsible for the specialisation track in Ophthalmology is:

Lecturers at Companion Animal Ophthalmology

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As certified/specialist, you can apply for enrolment directly at the Ophthalmology specialisation track.



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