New information following the change in COVID-19 alert levels.

Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Science (Veterinary Epidemiology)

Key facts

  • Available at Manawatū
  • Available for international students studying in NZ
  • Some courses are offered in block mode.

What is it like?

Qualification Requirements

You will follow a flexible course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits of courses at 700-level or above and may include attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

Planning your programme

International students requiring a study visa and studying onshore in New Zealand will not be able to include courses from the Veterinary Medicine endorsement in their programme of study.

To plan your study and see what courses are necessary to complete your degree please check the regulations.

For each course, check for prerequisites, corequisites and restrictions that may affect you, by searching the course code in the Course Search.


Massey University’s veterinary programme is ranked in the top 50 universities worldwide by both the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking and ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.


Earn more

A 2017 Ministry of Education publication The post-study earnings and destinations of young domestic graduates, found that in New Zealand earnings and employment rates increase with the level of qualification completed.

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