Postgraduate Programmes

Modular training for vets

Gain the extra knowledge to put you at the forefront of your field

The training and knowledge you will receive on our postgraduate programmes will give you the platform for you to transform your professional life and approach more complex cases in practice. Not only will you develop your skills in your chosen subject and be able to approach cases much more confidently, you can also fit your learning around your busy schedule and work towards a recognised academic qualification. Improve Veterinary Education postgraduate programmes are available in different learning modalities: face to face, 100% online or blended learning (a combination of online modules and practical sessions).
You can achieve a General Practitioner Certificate (GPCert) awarded by the International School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies (ISVPS) and the Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) from Harper Adams University (HAU). By continuing your learning journey with us, your PgC may also be used towards a General Practitioner Advanced Certificate (GPAdvCert),  or a General Practitioner Master Certificate. These qualifications will enable you to expand your knowledge and further demonstrate your skills, while obtaining academic recognition.

Postgraduate Programmes: Modular training programmes that combine online, lecture based and hands on modules to provide you with the best learning experience. The duration of these programmes varies from one to two years and requires no more than two to four days of study every six to eight weeks.

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Why choose a Postgraduate Programme?

Practical sessions where relevant to the subject

Access to the latest clinical and surgical techniques

A dedicated Programme Coordinator will support every individual during their programme to ensure a rewarding and successful learning experience

World-renowned speakers

A subscription to Harper Adams University online e-library providing access to 1,000s of scientific articles and abstracts, for those progressing to a PgC

Exclusive access to our IVP Membership portal worth £299 (ex.VAT) . Access hundreds of CPD courses and resources developed by leading veterinary professionals

Limited groups for an excellent learning experience

Our promise to you

We’re completely confident in the quality of our training and CPD. So much so that if you’re not 100% satisfied with your certificate course, we’ll give you a 100% refund. Just get in touch with us within 30 days of your start date and we’ll sort the rest. Ts and C’s apply.

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