DOCTOR OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
The DVM programme is designed to produce graduates in veterinary science competent in animal disease diagnosis, treatment, control, investigation, and production. Graduates of the Faculty are skilled with day-one competencies to serve the veterinary and livestock industries.
These veterinarians have the required knowledge to practice in veterinary clinics and hospitals.
DURATION OF STUDY
Universiti Putra Malaysia practices a two semester academic year. The duration of each semester is 18 weeks.
First Semester : September to January
Second Semester : February to June A full-time student is required to register and attend a total of 12 to 20 credits of courses per semester.
In most courses, student performance is determined by continuous assessment with one final examination at the end of the semester. The minimum duration of the DVM programme is 5 years or 10 semesters and the successful completion of not less than 189 total credit.
Students may apply for an extension of study duration if they are required to repeat failed courses or due to personal reasons such as illnesses.
Graduates of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine recognized by and registered with the Malaysian Veterinary Council (MVM) to obtain a certificate which entitles them to practice working in Malaysia as a qualified veterinarian.
Job opportunities for graduates of Veterinary Medicine degree program is vast, whether as a veterinary officer in various government and private agencies or private companies engaged in the veterinary industry. Many graduates are expected to be self-sufficient and decided to open her own veterinary clinic.
Updated:: 21/10/2019 [mjamil]