BSAVA provides a wide range of high quality CPD for veterinary professionals – just choose the topic, level and format which best suits you.

  • Webinars and online CPD through the Professional Key Skills and PDP pages offer flexibility to study at a time and place convenient to you
  • Day and evening courses provide an opportunity to refresh or develop knowledge and skills, and to meet up with colleagues
  • VN merit awards support focussed study on a subject of particular interest to you
  • Accredited PGCert and Masters programmes enable structured and supported study as part of your professional development



The BSAVA Masters in Clinical Veterinary Research is designed primarily for veterinary surgeons working in small animal clinical practice or clinical training programmes, with a particular interest in the identification and solving of problems through clinical research.


The Masters course is flexible and combines online learning and a workplace-based clinical research project so students can continue working throughout the course.

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Postgraduate Certificates

Our Postgraduate Certificates are accredited by Nottingham Trent University and cover surgery, medicine, emergency and critical care and ophthalmology.                                                        

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Vet Nurse Merit Awards

The Vet Nurse Merit Awards are structured CPD courses for qualified veterinary nurses who have an interest in furthering their knowledge and skills in particular topics, without the commitment of a certificate or diploma.

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Regional CPD

The BSAVA has 12 regions across the UK and you may not know it, but BSAVA is run mainly by volunteers and our regional committees are made up of local vets and nurses.

The committees work hard to run high quality, interesting and relevant CPD that's local to you.


Affiliate groups and partners

These organisations are associations, groups and societies which are affiliated to the BSAVA and partner associations who we work very closely with. Find out more about each organisation and also courses they run.

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Education FAQs

Frequently asked questions on all aspects of BSAVA education.


Other events

Find out more about non BSAVA veterinary events going on around the world.

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