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Ross University School of  Veterinary Medicine - PhD and MSc by Research degree programs

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine - PhD and MSc by Research degree programs

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine is based in St Kitts in the West Indies. Our geographical location in the Caribbean, our One Health approach to global health issues, and our international network of research partners can appeal to postgraduate students interested in pursuing research in our four main areas of research:

  • One Health (including zoonoses and tropical veterinary research)
  • Conservation medicine and ecosystem Health
  • Integrative mammalian research (including animal reproductive research)
  • Research and innovation in veterinary and medical education

The One Health approach is at the heart of global health issues. It is the intersection of Animal, Human and Environmental Health.

In particular, we have strength in the following research areas: public health, global animal health, tropical animal health, conservation medicine, veterinary education research, integrative mammalian physiology, zoonoses and vector-borne diseases, animal reproductive research. Within this, there are many opportunities for multidisciplinary research for our postgraduate students. To find out more, please consult our website:

Our portfolio of degree programs includes:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM; graduate-entry level)
  • Combined Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Science (MSc) by Research
  • MSc by Research
  • PhD (including joint-PhD with international partners in Australia and in Europe)
  • MSc One Health by coursework

The wealth of experience of our researchers, along with our facilities, location in the tropics, and our strategic collaborations, can offer postgraduate students a rich array of opportunities to conduct high-quality research in the broad area of One Health. In our accredited postgraduate programs, research projects can include components of bench work in addition to field activities. Our postgraduate degree programs can be undertaken part-time or full-time and we can accommodate PhD and MSc by Research projects based in other locations, where appropriate.

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

We welcome applications from veterinarians, health professionals, public health practitioners, biomedical researchers and environmental scientists. Our faculty and administrative team can also assist students with applications to external agencies.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement for our postgraduate degree programs is a professional veterinary or medical qualification, or a bachelor’s degree or international equivalent in biological, biomedical, environmental or ecological sciences (for our Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree program, please consult:

A high-level of English proficiency is required and applicants whose native language is not English will be asked to provide evidence of proficiency through test scores and/or education/professional experience in the medium of English.

Tuition fee information for our PhD and MSc degree programs can be found at:

How to apply

We accept applications for PhD and MSc by Research degree programs all year round (the MSc by Coursework in One Health degree program starts in January annually). Prospective candidates are invited to direct initial inquiries to [email protected]

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