Expert supervision from leaders in their field, extensive training, leading-edge facilities and strong links with industry.
Our research community is vast and collaborative. We work closely with the School of Biosciences - located within the Faculty of Science - and our joint Research Excellence Framework submission is ranked second in the UK. The school focuses on four strategic areas of research:
- One Virology
- Translational Infection Biology
- Diagnostics and Therapeutics
- Ruminant Population Health
If you choose to study with us you'll learn in a vibrant, multidisciplinary environment at one of the world’s most respected research-led universities. Research supervisors have a wide range of expertise including virology, antimicrobial resistance, bacterial phenomics and communities, data analysis, endemic disease and production-related conditions, cancer, cardiovascular, renal, reproductive and neuro-degenerative disease.
Our students finish their degrees with highly attuned veterinary science research skills and a broad commercial understanding, making them highly attractive to prospective employers.
Veterinary Science PhD
Specialist study, postgraduate training and original and independent research on a specific topic under the supervision of academic members of staff in the school.
Veterinary Science MRes
The MRes programme aims to enhance your awareness and understanding of the latest veterinary research developments, while providing tailored in-depth training relating to your research interests.
Master of Veterinary Medicine MVM / Master of Veterinary Surgery MVS
These courses provide you with appropriate exposure to clinical case load and scholarly activity, ensuring you are prepared for and meet the assessment criteria for a specialist clinical qualification in your chosen field.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine DVetMed / Doctor of Veterinary Surgery DVetSurg
Comprising of a taught component in year one and one or more major research projects over a minimum of a further two years. These courses will develop your research and clinical excellence, enabling you to transition from clinical practice into research.
Other research opportunities