Modular Programmes leading to a General Practitioner Certificate (GPCert) and optional PgC

Immerse yourself in your chosen subject area and gain the extra knowledge that puts you at the forefront of your field.

The training and knowledge you will receive on our Modular Postgraduate Programmes provide the platform for you to transform your professional life and approach more complex cases in practice. Not only will you develop your skills in your chosen subject and be able to approach cases much more confidently, but you can also fit your learning around your busy schedule and work towards a recognised academic qualification.

Support and guidance throughout the programme 

We are committed to providing you with the best learning experience possible throughout our programmes.

Our modular programmes enable you to attend the taught lectures and upon successful assessment, you can gain the General Practitioner Certificate (GPCert) and also the Postgraduate Certificate (PgC).

The GPCert is awarded by the International School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies (ISVPS), you can then decide whether you want to progress to a PgC.

The PgC is a recognised qualification representing Masters Level 7 within the quality Assurance Agency’s framework for higher and further education. It provides 60 transferable academic credits towards the 180 required for a Masters degree in the UK or 30 ECTS credits (Europe).

By continuing your learning journey with us, your PgC may also be used towards a General Practitioner Advanced Certificate (GPAdvCert), Postgraduate Diploma (PgD) or Masters degree.

To ensure you receive a rewarding and successful learning experience, you can also benefit from the following:

Practical sessions where relevant to the subject

A dedicated Programme Tutor will support every individual during their PgC Programme to ensure a rewarding and successful learning experience

A subscription to Harper Adams University's online e-library providing access to 1,000s of scientific articles and abstracts for those progressing to a PgC


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Through the application of techniques learnt on our PgC programmes
you will become more productive in practice

For you


Expand your clinical skills and knowledge to enhance patient care


Increase your confidence and job satisfaction


Help you gain an achievable qualification


Access a like-minded peer network


Fit learning around the workings of a busy practice

For your clinic


Increased practice revenues


Improved productivity


Transferable knowledge and skills within the practice


The ability to demonstrate your commitment

For your clients


Improved patient care


Increase in treatment options


Reassurance that their pet is in safe hands

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