Estonian University of Life Sciences
- Course Duration6 years
- Course Start1 September
- Course Fee9000 EUR
|University||Estonian University of Life Sciences|
|Tuituin fee||9000 EUR|
|Area||Health and Medicine|
|Application Deadline||12 April|
|Study Starts||1 September|
Veterinary studies can be divided into three periods: In the first years the students study the foundations of veterinary medicine, anatomy and functions of animals as well as the fundamentals of animal husbandry. Several branches of biology, zoology, botany, genetics and cell biology as well as chemistry, biophysics, microbiology, virology and parasitology can be considered the foundation of veterinary studies.
In the spring semester of the second year students are taught diseases in animals, they take up pathological anatomy and physiology, which constitutes an introduction to the second period of the veterinary studies. Pre clinical studies give the student an insight into the processes going on in the organism of the diseased animal, as well as elementary skills in disease detection.
The second phase concentrates on the relations between human and animal health and an introduction into the public health issues is made.
In the third phase or clinical studies lecturers communicate students profound knowledge on the most common diseases of different animal species (including birds and fish) with an empahis on their diagnosis, treatment and preventio