Veterinary Nursing in Companion Animals
Qualification awarded (in original language)---
Level of qualification---
Recognition of prior learningFollowing the implementation of the Bologna Process and the consequent legislation regarding the mobility of students among degrees and higher education institutions, prior learning must be recognized and credited. The prior learning concept comprises all the previous learning/training undertaken in other higher education study cycles in national or international institutions (crediting of certified training), as well as previous professional experience and any post-secondary school training or education. As such, the IPB promotes the crediting of the student’s prior learning when arriving at the institution.
Aiming at a quick and full integration of the student in his/her new education programme, the recognition procedures must be submitted when enrolling at the IPB.
For further enquiries on crediting and recognizing prior learning and training at the IPB (calendars, procedures and assessment criteria), please go to the Applicant Portal at www.ipb.pt/portaldocandidato.
Qualification requirements and regulations---
Profile of the programmeThe profile of the programme comprises the The profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional specialized skills in the study areas of Veterinary Nursing in Companion Animals. ---
Key learning outcomes---
Occupational profiles of graduatesThe degree of "mestre" (master) in Technology and Animal Science belongs to the education and training area of Agriculture Sciences and Natural Resources. Graduates are specialized to develop a professional activity within the profile of the programme.
As specific objectives, the future Master should be able to clearly define the paths leading to the best professional solutions in specific areas of Veterinary Nursing in Company Animals, orienting their concerns towards complementarity and work in veterinary team, with special focus In the improvement of their capacities to support the patient, with respect for sensitivity and specificity to the animal values and affectivity that their owners dedicate to them, as well as the application of advanced nursing, hospital and diagnostic techniques, with respect for principles elemental ethics values, for the welfare of animals and minimizing their suffering.
Access to further studies---
Graduation requirementsThey may apply for entrance into the studies cycle leading to the master's degree:
Holders of bachelor's degree or legal equivalent;
Holders of a foreign higher academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this Process;
Holders of a foreign higher academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the bachelor's degree by the Scientific Council of the IPB School where they wish to be admitted;
Holders of a school, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as attesting to the ability to carry out this cycle of studies by the Scientific Council of the IPB School in which they wish to be admitted;
Examination regulations, assessment and gradingExamination and assessment are regulated by the IPB general regulation, available in www.ipb.pt/sa, and by the School pedagogical regulation, available in www.esa.ipb.pt.
Consult this Guide under the option “The ECTS at the IPB” for information on the grading and qualification system.
Mode of study---
Scientific areas of the study plan
|Scientific Area||Acronym||ECTS Credits|
|1||1|| Semestral || 5011-642-1101-00-20 ||---||VS||6.0|
|1||1|| Semestral || 5011-642-1102-00-20 ||---||VS||6.0|
|1||1|| Semestral || 5011-642-1103-00-20 ||---||VS||6.0|
|1||1|| Semestral || 5011-642-1104-00-20 ||---||VS||6.0|
|1||1|| Semestral || 5011-642-1105-00-20 ||---||VS||6.0|
|1||2|| Semestral || 5011-642-1201-00-20 ||---||VS||4.0|
|1||2|| Semestral || 5011-642-1202-00-20 ||---||VS||4.0|
|1||2|| Semestral || 5011-642-1203-00-20 ||---||VS||5.0|
|1||2|| Semestral || 5011-642-1204-00-20 ||---||VS||5.0|
|1||2|| Semestral || 5011-642-1205-00-20 ||---||VS||6.0|
|1||2|| Semestral || 5011-642-1206-00-20 ||---||VS||6.0|
|2||-|| Annual || 5011-642-2001-00-20 ||---||VS||60.0|