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Veterinary propaedeutics

This course is open for 4th year veterinary students. The course gives you basic knowledge and skills to enable safe, structured examinations, investigations and treatments in veterinary clinical practice.
The course will also provide grounding lectures on clinical aspects of the most common diseases and disorders in animals and make sure you prepare for clinical rotations. Focused to give you confidence in core day one- skills in veterinary clinical practice, you will participate in practical exams as well as in written ones.

Additional course evaluations for VM0125

Academic year 2021/2022

Veterinary propaedeutics (VM0125-10026) 2021-08-30 - 2021-11-21

Academic year 2020/2021

Veterinary propaedeutics (VM0125-10193) 2020-08-31 - 2020-11-22

VM0125 Veterinary propaedeutics, 18.0 Credits

Veterinärmedicinsk propedeutik

Syllabus approved



Veterinary Medicine

Education cycle

Master’s level


Title Credits Code
Clinical preparatory theory 2.50 1002
Clinical preparatory exercises 2.00 1003
Propaedeutic veterinary proficiency 7.00 1004
Clinical chemistry incl general medicine 2.50 1005
Anaesthesiology 2.00 1006
Poultry diseases 1.00 1007
General surgery 1.00 1008

Advanced study in the main field

Second cycle, only first-cycle courses as entry requirements(A1N)

Grading scale

Pass / Failed The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.



Prior knowledge






Formats and requirements for examination

  • If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
  • If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
  • If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Other information

  • The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
  • If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Responsible department

Department of Clinical Sciences

Further information

Determined by: Programnämnden för utbildning inom veterinärmedicin och husdjur (PN - VH)
Replaces: Delvis VM0072
There are no Grading criteria posted for this course

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: No The course is offered as a programme course: Veterinary Medicine programme Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 58545 SEK Cycle: Master’s level
Subject: Veterinary Medicine
Course code: VM0125 Application code: SLU-10140 Location: Uppsala Distance course: No Language: Swedish Responsible department: Department of Clinical Sciences Pace: 100%