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Bachelors in Veterinary Medicine (Long-cycle)

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
6 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Jelgava
English

Program description

Study veterinary medicine in Latvia

Veterinary medicine is a scientific and practical branch, which studies animal diseases, diagnoses them, carries out treatments, prophylaxis and abatement, as well as supervises and controls hygiene of food products in the country and prevents illnesses common to both people and animals.

This program deals with environmental protection, ethical, aesthetical and economic needs of pet and animal owners. The specialists of this field solve problems connected with maintenance and provision of animal health, as well as the quality and control of food products.

A very important aspect of the field nowadays is food hygiene, which deals with various technologies of processing, production and distribution in order to provide the production and use of harmless and healthy products.

The aim of the study program is to prepare highly qualified specialists for practical and scientific work in the field of veterinary medicine. You will gain knowledge of the structure and function of healthy animals, of their husbandry, reproduction, hygiene and feeding, knowledge of the behavior and pr

otection of animals, knowledge of the causes, nature, course, effects, diagnosis and treatment of anim

al diseases, including the special knowledge of diseases which may be transmitted to humans, preventive medicine, hygiene and technology involved in the production, manufacture and putting into circulation of animal foodstuffs or foodstuffs of animal origin intended for human consumption, knowledge of veterinary legislation, adequate clinical and other p

ractical experience. The program is completed with state final exams.

Career prospects

Graduates may enter private clinical practice in veterinary medicine, work in veterinary hospitals and in institutions of food and veterinary services, as well as advance in the career in the veterinary medicine science. Veterinarians may work at the enterprises under the supervision of the state services dealing with food production and distribution, as well as public catering or laboratory testing diagnostics. Graduates may also continue their studies in a respective doctoral study program.

Admission requirements

Applicants with completed secondary education are approved for admission to the programme. Applicants must have at least a "satisfactory" grade in Biology and Chemistry and must be able to present good English knowledge (minimum - IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 550, TOEFL-iBT score 76) and need to pass an entrance exam.

Tuition fees

EUR 5 500 per year

Degree

Qualification - Veterinarian with the right to continue studies in the Doctoral study programme of Veterinary Medicine

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Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (LLU) is one of the leading higher educational institutions in the Baltic States. Offering a wide range of study programs for international students, the university has provided educational opportunities for more than 150 years. In...


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Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

Lielā Street 2
LV-3001 Jelgava
Latvia

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