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Residency (MSc) in Cattle Medicine - University of Bristol, Langford Campus

The Residency programme / Masters in Veterinary Science is aimed at veterinary graduates looking to study a field of veterinary medicine to specialist level. This 4-year residency programme is aligned with the European College of Bovine Health Management (ECBHM) Diploma training programme, leading to eligibility to sit ECBHM board exams. The residency will incorporate a taught Masters in Veterinary Science.
The resident will be embedded in our vibrant clinical / research group and mentored by ECBHM diplomats as well as other Diploma holders. Time is split between clinical work and research projects. The resident will perform ambulatory clinical work through our first opinion farm practice at Langford Vets, serving all farm animal species across North Somerset and South West England. In this role you will contribute to the clinical teaching of veterinary undergraduates, have responsibility for individual animal and herd health work and assist with farmer education and training courses.
As a member of the University of Bristol’s Farm Animal Group, you will collaborate with academics at all levels conducting multi-million pound interdisciplinary and internationally recognised farm animal research in a number of fields. Current active research themes include antimicrobial stewardship and resistance (@AMRForce), livestock sustainability, veterinary-farmer communication and veterinary epidemiology. You will be supervised to undertake research leading to peer-reviewed publications.
At least 2 years of relevant experience or a 1 year farm animal internship. If English is your second language you will need to provide evidence that you meet the programme’s English language entry level requirements.
Further information regarding this can be found on the University’s website:
You must be, or eligible to be, a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. You will receive an annual stipend of £18,096 + living allowance (tax free)
This post is tenable for a maximum of 4 years, subject to satisfactory annual review of progress, and is available from 10 July 2017.

For informal enquires please contact Sarah Wood ( or Professor David Barrett (

Closing Date: 29th May 2017

Interview Date: 2nd June 2017

Please make an online application for this studentship at Please select MSc in Veterinary Science on the Programme Choice page.
If assistance is needed when completing the application form please email or call on 0117 331 6824