Become a veterinarian in the farm animal sector
Would you like to become a veterinarian in the farm animal sector? And are you a current student of the Bachelor’s programme in Animal Sciences at Wageningen University & Research? If so, then consider taking the Basics in Veterinary Medicine minor. This minor prepares you to get off to a good start in the Master’s programme in Farm Animal Health and Veterinary Public Health. This Master’s programme falls under the Master’s in Veterinary Medicine, which trains you to become a general veterinarian.
Basics in veterinary medicine minor
The Basics in Veterinary Medicine minor introduces you to the most relevant diseases in all animal species: companion animals, horses and farm animals (ruminants, pigs and poultry). You learn what causes diseases, how certain disease symptoms arise, which diagnostic options are available and how to clinically examine and treat sick animals. You also learn how to ensure that a group of animals stays healthy, and how to prevent people from getting sick from eating animal products.
minor = a coherent package of (at least) four optional subjects dealing with a specific topic