PhD Veterinary Medicine and Science

On our Veterinary Medicine and Science PhD, you'll conduct research in our state-of-the-art facilities or at a collaborating institution, investigating a research topic of your choice with support from our expert academics.

Key course information

Entry requirements
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Start date
October 2024
4 years
UK fees
To be confirmed
Overseas fees

Why choose this

  • Champion our ‘One Health, One Medicine’ approach which brings together expertise from a broad range of multidisciplinary areas and collaboration with national and international partners.
  • Join the Veterinary Health Innovation Engine (vHive), a research centre, start-up and incubator supported by a co-investment of £8.5 million in resources, dedicated to the development and adoption of new digital technologies in animal health.
  • Benefit from multimillion-pound facilities, including our Veterinary Pathology Centre and Veterinary Biomechanics Laboratory.
  • Work alongside academic staff with a range of expertise, including applied clinical research, fundamental science, epidemiology and pathology.
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About the University of Surrey

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