Advance your veterinary training in protecting and securing the food chain
Veterinarians play a crucial role in the food chain, and training in ‘farm to fork’ food production is vital for national food security and public health.
This Veterinary Practitioners and the Food Supply Chain Microcredential at University of Glasgow by FutureLearn is designed for veterinarians to learn how they can work to ensure food hygiene and safety through sustainable livestock production.
Led by experienced veterinary educators in farm animal health and welfare and public health, you’ll increase your knowledge and awareness of key national and global threats to animal food production and food security.
What skills will you learn?
- Veterinary surveillance
- Diagnostics and sampling
- Preventive veterinary medicine
- Animal Welfare skills
- Food chain information
- Veterinary public health skills
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
What is a microcredential?
Microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. Your microcredential can stand alone as an independent credential, and some also offer academic credit to use towards a degree.
- Welcome to Veterinary Practitioners and the Food Supply Chain
- Improving Livestock Health and Welfare
- Diagnostics, Surveillance and Horizon Scanning
- From Slaughter to Consumption
- 70 days
Start dates & application deadlines
Microcredentials with credit are designed to be transferable. You can use the credit as one of the credentials listed on your application form for any university or course, and you can include it on your CV when you apply for a job.
- No Attendance
- Proactive tutoring and support
- Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)
DisciplinesVeterinary Medicine Supply Chain Management & Logistics Food Sciences View 19 other Short Courses in Food Sciences in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- In order to join this microcredential, you should be a qualified veterinarian who holds an undergraduate degree in veterinary medicine.
- This course is aimed at veterinary practitioners working in private farm animal and mixed practice, government veterinary service and meat hygiene.
- It will be assessed through online examinations involving multiple-choice questions, extended matching questions and clinical decision-making questions.
International1069 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1069 USD for the full programme during 70 days.
National1069 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1069 USD for the full programme during 70 days.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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Check the official programme website for potential updates.