Postgraduate Certificates (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 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, you can 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. The Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) is a recognised qualification representing Masters Level 7 within the quality Assurance Agency’s framework for higher and further education.

Your dedicated Programme Tutor will support you on your journey and ensure you are efficiently prepared for the end of programme assessment. To ensure you receive a rewarding and successful learning experience, delegates can benefit from the following:

Practical sessions where relevant to the subject


Surgery delegates will also receive five "How to" DVDs by Professor Howard Seim of Colorado University

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

A "Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine" by Ettinger & Feldman is provided for Medicine delegates

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

The "Veterinary Surgery" textbook by Tobias & Johnston for all surgery delegates

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


Improve International was established in 1998 by a group of veterinary surgeons from across the UK. We run Continuous Professional Development training for veterinary professionals to help develop the skills and knowledge required in practice. Our programmes utilise a combination of review lectures, case-based discussion and, where applicable, hands-on practical sessions. We are an international organisation with offices in the UK and Portugal.


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