CESPU - Instituto Universitário de Ciências da Saúde, has a new degree Mestrado Integrado em Medicina Veterinária (Integrated Master’s Degree in Veterinary Medicine) which will start to be taught this academic year. The Integrated Master’s Degree in Veterinary Medicine was approved this year, by the Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior (Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Agency) and has a maximum of 6 years of accreditation.
This degree aims to train professionals with skills and competences in the areas of clinic and surgery of veterinary medicine, in terms of diagnosis and treatment, as well as in the areas of food safety, animal production, animal welfare and public health.
The degree has 6 curricular years for a total of 360 ECTS, and has an internship included in the master’s degree where students will be integrated into Hospital / Clinical Units. The internship hours will be held in reference places with which CESPU has established protocols and will also have its own veterinary Hospital. This will allow students to acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes to promote the acquisition of scientific skills, necessary for the effective performance of the functions of the Veterinary Doctor, with responsibility, professionalism and autonomy.