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The duration of most courses is 24 teaching weeks over two semesters (seven to eight months total).
Exceptions are the epidemiology courses, which are single semester (either February–June or July–November).
Research reports (Capstone courses) (118.851, 118.852, 118.853) are offered each year over Semester 1&2.
Each course offered over 2 semesters involves about 5-6 hours of work per week – one-eighth of a full-time workload.
For each epidemiology course (15 credits) plan to spend 10-15 hours of study per week during the semester.
For business courses students should plan for 25 hours of study per week for the period of the course.
|"That was probably the best continuing professional development course I have ever done."|
We advise you to enrol early in the enrolment period since student numbers are limited to 30. Early enrolment also ensures that you receive study materials before the course starts. Learn how to enrol
Contact workshop dates for 2020 can be found in specific course descriptions and here.
|"The cases at the contact course were excellent in helping me understand what I had been reading … in my case, the information doesn’t really go in until I apply it."|
|Course Name||Workshop date|
|118.751 Canine and Feline Gastroenterology||8-10 December 2020|
|118.753 Canine and Feline Oncology||1-3 December 2020|
|118.754 Diagnostic imaging for Small Animal Veterinarians||8-10 December 2020|
|118.755 Clinical Pathology in SA Practice||8-10 December 2020|
|118.757 Cardiorespiratory Medicine for SA Veterinarians||8-10 December 2020|
|118.758 Avian Medicine||30 June - 2 July 2020|
|118.761 Canine and Feline Emergency Medicine||1-3 December 2020|
|118.764 Canine and Feline Soft Tissue Surgery||31 August-1 September 2020|
|118.772 Calf Medicine, Health and Management||17-19 November 2020|
|118.775 Advanced Mastitis Management for the Production Animal Vet.||31 March - 2 April 2020|
|118.785 Principles of Veterinary Epidemiology||5-7 May 2020|
|118.786 Applied Veterinary Epidemiology||Cancelled|
|118.851 Research Report (MVM) (45 credit)||11-13 February 2020|
|118.852 Research Report (MVM) (60 credit)||11-13 February 2020|
|118.853 Advanced Professional Practice in Veterinary Medicine (45 credit)||11-13 February 2020|
|"This is my 5th MVM paper. I have found the papers really beneficial. The more you learn, the more you start to see. My only complaint is that it was not available when I was a new grad."|
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