Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Medicine

Study guides



Academic Calendar of the Faculty


Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Practicum Final Project
1st year 42 15    3  
2nd year 18 42      
3rd year   60      
4th year   60      
5th year   3 30 21 6
Totals 60 180 30 24 6

Period of study


Part-time or full-time

Full-time dedication. Part-time option available.

Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year
Animal and Cell Biology
Agronomy and Agricultural Economics
Ethnology and Ethology
Integrated Laboratory
Morphology I
Structure and Function of the Nervous System
Animal Production and Handling
Microbiology and Applications
Epidemiology and Statistics
Morphology II
Food Science
Food Technology
Animal Nutrition
Exploratory Methods
3rd year 4th year
Integrated Animal Production I
Animal Health I
Animal Reproduction
Aquaculture and Ichthyopathology
Integrated Animal Production II
Surgery and Anaesthesiology
Animal Health II
Genetic Improvement
Medicine and Surgery of Meat Animals
Medicine and Surgery of Domestic animals I
Food Safety and Zoonosis
Animal Health III
Medicine and Surgery of Equidae
Medicine and Surgery of Domestic Animals II
Food Inspection and Hygiene
Health Policy and Diseases of Legal Importance
Integrated Practice in Animal Health
Clinical and Therapeutic Pharmacology
5th year  
Ethics and Legislation Business Management
External Work Placement
Veterinary Hospital Rotation
Public Health Rotation
Final Project

Optional subjects

  • Students must have and understand knowledge of an area of study built on the basis of general secondary education, and while it relies on some advanced textbooks it also includes some aspects coming from the forefront of its field of study.
  • Students must be capable of applying their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and they should have building arguments and problem resolution skills within their area of study.
  • Students must be capable of collecting and interpreting relevant data (usually within their area of study) in order to make statements that reflect social, scientific or ethic relevant issues.
  • Students must be capable of communicating information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.
  • Students must develop the necessary learning skills to undertake further training with a high degree of autonomy.

Implementation calendar

1st Year: 2010-2011
2n Year: 2011-2012
3rd Year: 2012-2013
4th Year: 2013-2014
5th Year: 2014-2015