Master of Science in Tropical Animal Health - Belgium
This course is organised by the Department of Animal Health (DAH) of the ITM whose mission is to generate, distribute and apply scientific knowledge on tropical diseases in livestock for the improvement of human health and well-being in developing countries.
1. GENERAL INFORMATION
3. COURSE PROGRAMME
Option 1: Collection and processing of epidemiologic data generated by surveys, epidemiological studies or research work.
Option 2: Control of animal diseases and important zoonoses.
4. TEACHING METHODS
5. EVALUATION AND DIPLOMA
Written, oral as well as practical exams are organised at the end of each module to assess achievement of learning outcomes. Some modules use a continuous assessment through coursework and home assignments to monitor the student’s progress. At the end of the academic year students present and defend their thesis before an international jury.
6. THE DURATION OF THE COURSE
For those attending the full MSTAH-course training starts mid-September and ends mid-July.
7. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
The MSTAH is internationally accredited through the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (www.nvao.net)
9. TUITION FEE AND SCHOLARSHIPS
You will find information on the exact fee and scholarships in the general ITM course overview and on our website or you can contact the ITM Student Service at firstname.lastname@example.org
Students from developing countries and the European Union are eligible for a scholarship through the ITM.
For this international Master course a supplement to the tuition fee (see table) includes a subsidised portable computer with wireless technology (market value approx. 1300 €). This is an initiative of the ITM to promote ICT compatibility between students and the Institute's hotspots and e-environment. All ITM fellowships will include this feature and we advise other funding agencies to do the same. The PC remains the property of the student.
The registration fee should be paid into the ITM’s account nr. 220-0531111-72 (Fortis, Warandeberg 3, 1000 Brussel), BIC/SWIFT: GEBABEBB, IBAN BE 38 2200 5311 1172. Bank charges are at the expense of the applicant.
10. RIPROSAT: ALUMNI NETWORK
The alumni association stimulates RIPROSAT stimulates contacts between the former participants and the Department of Animal Health. The association publishes two newsletters per year and offers a book service. The lecturers of the ITM are available for scientific advice. RIPROSAT also support national and regional meetings of local alumni associations.