The Doctorate Program in Veterinary Medicine and Health comes from the update of that first Doctorate Program at the Lugo Campus called Introduction to Research in Animal Pathology (1989) to the different state and regional legislation on doctoral studies, and that Its fundamental purpose was to train doctors who could develop the highest academic, administrative and professional positions; This statement is confirmed by the excellent curricula of the doctoral students who graduated from our Department.PresentationThe Program trains doctors but also people, who know how to develop in the broad field of Veterinary Medicine, to develop their knowledge as well as to obtain new ones in the future, which allow these doctors to be leaders and trusted people in large companies, administration and education. All this is achieved by making the search for general and specific knowledge attractive, stimulating criticism and seeking solutions to the problem formulated. All of this is based on communication and mutual respect, teacher - doctoral student, and as is normal in the curriculum of each of the teachers that make up the teaching staff of the doctorate, recognized for its extensive research, teaching and care merits.ProfileStudents who hold official Spanish Bachelor's degrees in Veterinary Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, Biology, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, or other degrees that the Academic Commission will have direct access, without the need to take training supplements. study and consider acceptable plus a Master's degree in Research in Veterinary Medicine and Health or other, which the Commission considers equivalent.
Graduates in Veterinary Medicine will also have access, with 300 ECTS credits, who carried out a research project in the subject End of Degree Project, equivalent in educational value to the research credits from master's studies.
If this equivalence does not exist, which will be evaluated by the Academic Committee of the Doctorate Program, they must take the specific training complements on a mandatory basis.
Be in possession of another Spanish doctorate degree in equivalent areas obtained in accordance with the previous university regulations.
Graduates in accordance with foreign educational systems will be able to access, without the need for their homologation, after verification by the University that they accredit a level of training equivalent to that of the official Spanish title of University Master's Degree in Research in Veterinary Medicine and Health and that it faculty in the issuing country of the title for access to doctoral studies.
AdmissionThe selection of students for admission to the program will be based on the following criteria:Personal academic record: maximum 25%.
Curriculum: maximum 25%.
Thesis project proposal: maximum 40%.
Knowledge of English: maximum 10%.In the event that the proposal or the report presents uncertainties, the candidate and the proposed tutor / co-director will be heard before the Commission.
All students who apply for admission to the program must accompany their application with at least one feasibility report that will consist of a Reference Letter from one of the program's tutors that endorses the feasibility of carrying out a thesis in the research line to which the student will be linked.