Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science (Surgery)
A new postgraduate Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science programme dedicated to surgery is offered from Spring 2022 in collaboration between AniCura AB and the University of Copenhagen.
March 1, 2022 the University of Copenhagen opens admission to the new surgery focused postgraduate Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science education. It is a 3-year programme consisting of nine course modules and a Master's thesis.
The programme is taught by highly qualified national and international faculty and specialists in the field of companion animal surgery. There is a strong emphasis on practical wet labs and case-based approaches applicable for direct implementation in specialised companion animal practice. Surgery modules included:
Veterinary Methodology and Paraclinical Skills
16-21 May 2022 | 7,5 ECTS | *DKK 31,500 | **Copenhagen, Denmark
Companion Animal Surgery – Good Surgical Practice (GSP)
5-10 September 2022 | 7,5 ECTS | *DKK 33,500 | **Copenhagen, Denmark
Companion Animal Surgery – Soft Tissue Surgery I
16-20 January 2023 | 5 ECTS | *DKK 32,500 | ***Novara, Italy
Companion Animal Surgery - Orthopaedics I - Basic Orthopaedic Principles
8-12 May 2023 | 5 ECTS | *DKK 32,500 | ***Novara, Italy
Companion Animal Surgery - Orthopaedics II-Large Joint Surgery
4-8 September 2023 | 5 ECTS | *DKK 32,500 | ***Novara, Italy
Companion Animal Surgery – Soft Tissue Surgery II. Advanced Soft Tissue Surgery - Cancer Surgery
20-24 November 2023 | 6 ECTS | *DKK 34,500 | ***Novara, Italy
Companion Animal Surgery – Orthopaedics III - Advanced Fracture and Joint Management
4-8 March 2024 | 4 ECTS | *DKK 32,500 | ***Novara, Italy
Companion Animal Surgery – Endoscopic surgery - Arthroscopy, Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy
6-10 May 2024 | 4 ECTS | *DKK 32,500 | ***Augsburg, Germany
Companion Animal Surgery – Neurosurgery and TPLO
2-6 September 2024 | 4 ECTS | *DKK 32,500 | ***Novara, Italy
Individual agreement | 12 ECTS | *DKK 21,000
*The tuitions fees listed applies only to citizens of the EU, EEA or Switzerland enrolled on Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science.
**Please notice that courses located in Denmark include catering during course hours (not hotel and full board).
***Please notice that the courses in Italy and Germany include hotel and full board.
Upon completion of the programme, you will be able to approach and address both routine and more complex surgical problems in a highly reflective and structured problem-oriented manner based on analysis of collected data and information from the medical literature, resulting in clinical decision making and planning and execution of specialised diagnostic work up, procedures and therapeutic strategies at an advanced level.
After passing the first five modules, the title: European certificate, Companion Animal Surgery is obtained.
After the full Master’s programme incl. passing all module exams and defending the master project thesis, the title Master, Companion Animal Clinical Science (Surgery) is obtained.
Capacity: max 24 participants
Admission opens: March 1, 2022
Application deadline: April 1, 2022
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The Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science (Surgery) is worth 60 ECTS credits and is equivalent to 1 year of full-time studying. It is designed to be completed in 3 years of part-time studying and full-time studying is not an option.
The surgery track consists of 5 core courses, 4 specialisation courses, and a master's project. All elements in this new surgery track focusses on surgery during both core courses and specialisation courses.
Once you have completed the 5 core courses, University of Copenhagen will issue you the European Certificate - Companion Animal Surgery, which is unique to this track.
The courses are designed with a minimum amount of physical attendance. The lectures are held on different locations in Europe: Copenhagen, Denmark; Novara, Italy; and Augsburg, Germany.
Most courses are available only every second year.
All students must pay the tuition fees. The amount depends on your citizenship.
Programme fee (surgery track; subsidised fee): 330,500 DKK
The programme fee covers both course tuition fees and programme admission fees. Travel costs and living costs are additional costs held by you.
The subsidised tuition fees listed on this page are only for citizens of the EU, EEA and Switzerland.
Citizens of the EU, EEA or Switzerland are entitled to subsidised tuition fees, due to EU legislation, which is paid by the Danish Government. This subsidy applies to students admitted to the Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science.
If you are a non-EU citizen, please contact the admissions office, email@example.com to get more information.
The Faculty of Health and Medical Science, University of Copenhagen (UCPH) and AniCura AB has extended our close cooperation into a formal collaboration regarding the new surgery track on the Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science.
With this collaboration, UCPH and AniCura AB wish to promote research based continuous development of standard of care in veterinary practices, raise the professional level of veterinarians and promote specialisation in companion animal surgery in both primary and referral practice. Ultimately heightening quality of care for companion animals and their families through even more specialised candidates.
In addition to the collaboration between University of Copenhagen and AniCura AB, the Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science is offered in close partnership with The Danish Veterinary Association (DVA). The partnership is founded on years of shared experience with offering continuing education and training for veterinarians.