EDIVET: Do you have what it takes to be a veterinarian?

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This course, brought to you by the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh, is designed to give you a taster of topics covered during the first year of a degree in veterinary medicine at the University.

You will experience introductory courses in:

  • basic animal care
  • body systems anatomy
  • professional skills
  • veterinary clinical skills.

If you’re thinking about studying vet medicine at University, then this is the ideal introductory course.

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Learner reviews
This course gave a fascinating glimpse into all the different veterinary specializations and their joys and challenges... Felt like I was really learning about animal anatomy, physiology and veterinary care!
Summary
  • Programme type
    Course: study a subject through videos, articles, discussions and quizzes
  • Cost and certification
    Free, with option to upgrade for a certificate
  • Duration
    5 weeks
  • Weekly effort
    2-3 hours
  • Difficulty level
    Introductory
  • Course platform
    Coursera
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