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:
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: www.rossu.edu/veterinary-school/research
Our portfolio of degree programs includes:
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.
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.
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: www.rossu.edu/veterinary-school/admissions).
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: www.rossu.edu/veterinary-school/PGStudies_TuitionFees
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]