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Qualification: DIPLOMA OF PROFESSIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION with professional qualification: Veterinarian (LLU)

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DIPLOMA OF PROFESSIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION with professional qualification: Veterinarian (LLU)

Qualification Information

The candidate of veterinary qualification has to acquire adequate knowledge of the sciences on which the activities of the veterinary surgeon are based;
- knowledge of the structure and functions of healthy animals, of their husbandry, reproduction, hygiene and their feeding, knowledge of the behaviour and protection of animals;
- knowledge of the causes, nature, course, effects, diagnosis and treatment of the diseases of animals, including a special knowledge of the diseases which may be transmitted to humans;
- knowledge of preventive medicine;
- knowledge of the hygiene and technology involved in the production, manufacture and putting into circulation of animal foodstuffs or foodstuffs of animal origin intended for human consumption;
- knowledge of the veterinary legislation, adequate clinical and other practical experience and pass the state final exams.

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Awarding body: 

- Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (till October 2017 Latvia University of Agriculture)

Awarding body contact info: 

Tālr.: 63005601
Fakss: 63027238
E-pasts: rector@llu.lv

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Veterinary (2250 03)

Access requirements: 

Certificate of general secondary education or Diploma of vocational secondary education, higher education institutions can set additional entrance exams

Ways to acquire: 

Formal (through education programmes)