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Welcome to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Postgraduate education for veterinary surgeons

The RCVS offers a variety of qualifications for qualified veterinary surgeons.  You can read more about these options by selecting a link from the drop-down menu on the left.


Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP)

The RCVS Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP) is a flexible, modular approach to achieving veterinary postgraduate qualifications. You can design your own postgraduate certificate by choosing a combination of manageably sized modules that reflects your area of interest and is directly relevant to your work, whilst accruing credits for your efforts as you progress.

For more information please select the link from the menu on the left hand side


Diploma Examinations 2016

The closing date for entry into examinations in all subjects is Tuesday 1 March 2016.

Examination entry forms were sent out to all eligible candidates in January 2016. Please ensure that the RCVS holds your current address.

The date for the 2016 written examination is Tuesday 5 July and it will be held at the RCVS, London.

Clinical, Oral and Practical examinations are to be confirmed and will be arranged by the examiners.


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