• Application Deadline
  • 70 days
FutureLearn offers at University of Glasgow within the UK's number one ranked veterinary school this Veterinary Practitioners and the Food Supply Chain that will help you get postgraduate CPD Training in food safety and sustainable animal production.
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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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 70 days
    • Duration description

      10 weeks

  • Credits
    10 alternative credits

    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.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

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.

Courses include:

  • Welcome to Veterinary Practitioners and the Food Supply Chain
  • Improving Livestock Health and Welfare
  • Diagnostics, Surveillance and Horizon Scanning
  • From Slaughter to Consumption

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1069 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1069 USD for the full programme and a duration of 70 days.
  • National

    1069 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1069 USD for the full programme and a duration of 70 days.
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