What’s the best course for studying aquatic veterinary medicine? The course at University of Stirling is the most reputed and established. Now Hong Kong City University is bringing that course to a more central location, recruiting experts from around the world to teach. I’ve taken a look at this course and I’m impressed by the curriculum. And the best part, I’ve been tasked to teach the introductory unit, “Aquatic Animal Biology and Health“.
Read on, for more information.
City University of Hong Kong’s School of Veterinary Medicine working jointly with the Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Scotland, is introducing a MSc course in AQUATIC PRODUCTION & VETERINARY HEALTH.
A team of experienced staff of aquatic veterinary medicine and higher education from Hong Kong and Scotland has created this MSc programme.
The programme covers professional subject areas such as:
- Aquatic Animal Biology and Health
- Aquatic Animal Production Systems
- Bacterial, Viral, and Parasitic Diseases
- Aquatic Animal Reproduction and Genetics
- Aquatic Animals in the Environment
- Aquatic Animal Nutrition
- Epidemiology and Health Control
- Systemic Pathology
Principles of the science of AQUATIC PRODUCTION & VETEIRNARY HEALTH are central to this programme. Graduates will have a thorough understanding of aquatic animals’ needs, the environment they live in, various productions systems and the relevant disease conditions that can occur. Graduates will be able to plan and deliver the best possible health outcomes.
Mode of Teaching & Learning:
Full time, face-to-face & thesis research project
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Dr Richmond Loh
DipProjMgt, BSc, BVMS, MPh (Pathology), MANZCVS (Aquatics & Pathobiology), CertAqV, CMAVA, NATA Signatory.
Aquatic Veterinarian & Veterinary Pathologist
THE FISH VET, AUSTRALIA (Perth, Melbourne & Townsville).
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