Postgraduate Certificate Studentship (Teaching Internship) University of Nottingham Department of Veterinary Medicine & Science United Kingdom

Postgraduate Certificate Studentship (Teaching Internship) in Veterinary Education

Closing Date
Saturday, 1st June 2019
Veterinary Medicine & Science


The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at the University of Nottingham was the first brand new, purpose-built veterinary school in the UK for over 50 years and it is our intent to make significant leading contributions to both veterinary research and teaching within the context of valid relevance and application to the wider veterinary profession.

Project description:

Are you a veterinary surgeon with a passion for teaching, wishing to enhance your skills in a dynamic and supportive environment? If so, a funded studentship with stipend and fees could be the perfect career move!


The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at Sutton Bonington has developed an exciting 12 month postgraduate certificate programme for new and recent graduates to develop teaching skills. There may also be opportunities to develop clinical skills with our clinical associate practices.


This programme is a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career in veterinary education or who wishes to broaden their skill set and enhance their employability. Training in teaching methods, learning and assessment in the veterinary undergraduate curriculum is provided through an experiential programme supervised by experienced veterinary academics and will present opportunities for engagement with all aspects of veterinary education including curriculum development, assessment, teaching delivery and resource development. As part of the Educational Research Group in the school, you will carry out a small project as part of a University PG Certificate qualification.



One fully funded stipend per year is generally available.


A stipend of £14,057 (tax free) and paid fees is provided. However there are funding restrictions for non-EU applicants.


Further information and Application:


Applicants must:


1. Hold, or be expecting to hold, a veterinary degree and be members of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

2. Have attended a Veterinary School accredited by EAEVE.

3. Be eligible for UK or EU higher education tuition fees.

4. Provide evidence of your competence in English, where this is not your first language in the form of an IELTS score of at least 7.5 (with no less than 7.0 in any element), TOEFL IBT score of at least 109 (with no less than 25 in any element) or TOEFL paper based requirements score of 630 with 5.0 in the TWE.

5. Provide evidence that they have conducted 26 weeks of clinical extra mural studies during their undergraduate training, or equivalent post graduate experience (being a graduate from UK or Ireland is sufficient evidence for this).


Further details:


Due to the level of clinical supervision this programme it is not possible to complete the RCVS post-graduate development phase (PDP) during this course.


Candidates should apply online at including a CV, covering letter and references.  Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Kate Cobb ( Application queries should be addressed to Student Recruitment Support (


Start Date:

1st September 2019. 


Closing date for applications:

1st June 2019.

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