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Extend your knowledge with Massey University’s Master of Veterinary Medicine (MVM) Oncology course which offers a practical approach to managing canine and feline patients. Update yourself in this rapidly advancing field.
Please note: Courses are revised following each offering. Details of content and assessment are subject to change between offerings.
This course is taught via distance learning (you may know it as continuing education, distance education or continuing professional development) by a recognised international expert in his field
Peter Bennett has specialist qualifications in small animal medicine in both Australia and the USA and additional specialist qualifications in Oncology. He is one of only a few specialists in this field in Australasia. He is currently Clinical Specialist in oncology and small animal medicine at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Sydney University. As well as being rich in clinical experience, Peter is an experienced distance educator and examiner.
In-depth part-time study 24 teaching weeks spread over a 7-8 month period
Learning materials and facilities
"It goes to show why we do MVM papers. There is nothing like an MVM paper to bring all the most interesting things across our paths! All last year while doing Oncology, we saw cancer patients that we had never seen before, and here I go again with endocrinopathies."
"Last year I did my first MVM paper (oncology), which I found extremely interesting and enjoyable."
"Oncology is my third MVM paper. I completed the neurology and ophthalmology papers last year and was hungry for more."
The contact workshop is an opportunity for face-to-face time with your class and lecturer. Together you can build on the knowledge you’ve gained on the course through small group teaching, practical sessions and discussions of experiences in your own practice.
For the best contact workshop experience we recommend that you attend in person. While attendance is highly-recommended it is not compulsory in order to pass the course. If you can’t make it in person you will be able to join some (non-practical) sessions live via the internet (we endeavour to record these sessions for review, but are unable to guarantee the quality of the recording).
The contact workshop for Oncology will run alongside those for the Soft Tissue Surgery, Emergency Medicine, and Applied Veterinary Epidemiology courses. This format provides a great opportunity for you to meet students and staff from other courses within the MVM programme and to combine with them for some sessions.
|Enrolments open||October 2019|
|Course start||February 2020|
|Contact Workshop||Check dates here|
|Exam period||October – November 2020|
|Course end||November 2020|
*Please note: You can still apply for enrolment after the due dates above.
Places cannot be assured after these due dates; but late applications will be considered as long as remaining places are available.
If you have any questions please check with the MVM office.
For more information on delivery and cost please visit the Massey University course site (detailed offering information for 2020 courses will be available from October 2019).
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Last updated on Monday 07 October 2019