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Master's in Veterinary

Program Title: 

Integrated Master’s Program in Veterinary

Qualification Awarded: 

Master's in Veterinary


Agricultural and Natural Sciences

Program Credits: 

307 ECTS

Language of Instruction: 


Duration of the Programme: 

5 years

Objectives of the Programme:

The aim of the Integrated Master’s Program in Veterinary will equip graduates to:

  • know the biological characteristics of animals and their applications in practice;
  • know of animal diseases and relevant biological specificities:  aetiology, pathogenesis and their clinical manifestations;
  • know and use the methods, tools and principles of diagnostics, treatment and prevention of animal’s different diseases;
  • be able to accomplish diagnostic manipulations and to use appropriate devices;
  • be able to conduct surgery manipulations;
  • know the biotechnology of animal breeding and methods of artificial insemination;
  • know the groups of pharmaceuticals, the mechanism of their action and the peculiarities of application;
  • know preventive principles, tools and actions against infectious diseases;
  • know husbandry, stock-breeding and nutrition issues of breeding;
  • know specificities of veterinary-sanitary examinations of animal products and be aware of the issues related to the food safety;
  • be aware of the veterinary legislation and possess skills of professional ethics;
  • know to use biomedical principles in clinical and scientific research.


In order to achieve the above goals, the Integrated Master’s Program in Veterinary focuses on proper planning and implementation of theoretical and practical teaching. This implies the realization of the practice in parallel with theoretical study of the subjects. Students will be engaged in the interactive learning and use their knowledge to perform various practical tasks. This will facilitate the development of students' practical (clinical, industrial and scientific research) skills and study the subjects that are covered by the program, which in turn will result into the supply of labour market by competent and qualified specialists for the. Additionally, the program will give graduates a good base for continuing to study in doctoral program and to develop a possible scientific career.

Career Options:

The graduates of the Integrated Master's Program of Veterinary have wide employment perspectives. After the completion of the Program, the graduate will be to pursue career in the following state and private sectors:



  • Veterinary clinics and laboratories: prevention, diagnosis and treatment of animal diseases (outpatient and inpatient);
  • Livestock and poultry farms, beekeeping and fish farms: prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases;
  • Pharmaceutical enterprises, veterinary pharmacies: drug production, testing, control, storage and delivery.
  • Zoo shops, zoos, vivarium, aquariums, tarriers, hippodromes, animal shelters: consumer counseling, animal supervision, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of animal diseases;
  • Cosmetics: animal grooming and cosmetic interventions;
  • Slaughterhouses: ex pre and post slaughter
  •  examination, checking the Hazard assessment and Critical Control Points System (HACCP) and others;
  • Relevant state agencies: develop and implement mechanisms of veterinary surveillance within and outside the country for the purpose of ensuring animal health and welfare.


Education and research institutions with a veterinary direction:

  • Scientific-research institutions: scientific activities;
  • Educational institutions: pedagogic activities.


Experimental medicine:

  • Medical Research Laboratories, Centers and Institutes: work on various directions of the experimental medicine.



  • Livestock and poultry farms, beekeeping and fisheries farms, cynology services: animal breeding, reproduction, feeding, animal welfare, etc.


Food Safety:

  • Slaughterhouses, meat and meat-foods processing facilities , fish and fish-foods processing facilities and more.



  • Territories: Monitoring of animal species, monitoring and preventing epidemiological / epizootic situations.


Learning Outcomes: 

After completion of the Integrated Master’s Program, graduates will own general and specific competencies listed below:

General Competences:

Graduates will be able to:

  • apply abstractive thinking, analysis and synthesis;
  • professionally write and communicate in native language;
  • write and communicate scientific material in foreign (English) languages;
  • adapt and act in unfamiliar and changing environments;
  • work in a group;
  • continuously learn and deepen the knowledge;
  • use modern information and communication technologies;
  • plan a research, conduct it, analyze the results and draw conclusions; 
  • process scientific literature, write and form a master thesis;
  • appreciate and respect differences and cultural diversity. 

Specific Competences:

Graduates will be able to: 

  • effectively communicate with patients, patient’s owners and colleagues;
  • carry out practical procedures and manipulations;
  • make diagnosis;
  • assist in emergence/urgent hospital conditions;
  • prescribe pharmaceuticals and give recipe;
  • make a justified plan for disease  treatment;
  • make a justified plan of preventive measures;
  • use of veterinary legislation and ethical principles;
  • determine animal infertility and organize artificial insemination (or fertilization);
  • determine the safety of the products based on animal origin;
  • compose balanced ration of animal feed;
  • use principles of biomedical sciences and carry out scientific research.

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