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Veterinary Medicine

Graduates of this second degree course must possess:

  1. the essential theoretical knowledge derived from the basic sciences so that it may be applied professionally;
  2. the ability to collect and critically analyse data regarding the state of well-being of a single animal or as livestock, and the ability to interpret such data using knowledge from basic sciences, physiopathology, and the pathologies of organs and apparatuses; graduates must also be prepared to carry out medical and /or surgical interventions for the treatment of animals;
  3. knowledge of epidemiology , diagnosis, prophylaxis, and the treatment and control of infectious and parasitical animal diseases;
  4. the ability to collect and critically analyse data regarding the state of health, hygiene and quality of food destined to human consumption, and any possible aberration therein; knowledge will also be needed of the production and processing procedures of foods of animal origin;
  5. knowledge of animal nutrition and alimentation and of the technology used in breeding;
  6. the ability to collect and critically analyse data regarding the impact of breeding on the environment.