Name of Curriculum

Master of Science (Veterinary Epidemiology)


General information

Master of Science in Veterinary Epidemiology of Veterinary Public Health Sciences is a program aiming to create graduates with deep and broad knowledge of epidemiological research to be applied in disease prevention and control, aside from handling the good and high production efficiency health of animals. The knowledge to be learned by graduates should be in accordance with economic needs, society, and culture of Thailand at the time, which shall provide maximum benefit to the country.


Qualifications of Applicants

  • Bachelor’s degree graduates, or equivalent, in health sciences or related fields.
  • In compliance to the regulations of Kasetsart University on graduate study of the Graduate School, Kasetsart University.


Structure of the Curriculum


Plan A, Category A 1

Plan A, Category A 2

Plan B

1) Major

No less than 2 credits
(uncountable units)

No less than 24 credits

No less than 30 credits

    - Seminar

2 credits
(uncountable units)

                2 credits

                2 credits

    - Required major


              11 credits

              11 credits

    - elective major


No less than 11 credits

No less than 17 credits

2) Thesis

No less than 36 credits

No less than 12 credits


3) Independent research



                 6 credits

Total credits

No less than 36 credits

No less than 36 credits

No less than 36 credits


Sample courses in the curriculum

  • Research Methods in Veterinary Epidemiology
  • Veterinary Biostatistics I
  • Computer Application in Veterinary Epidemiology I
  • Veterinary Epidemiology I
  • Applied Geographic Information System in Veterin ary Medicine
  • Veterinary Epidemiology II
  • Computer Application in Veterinary Epidemiology II
  • Risk Analysis in Veterinary Epidemiology
  • Disease Surveillance
  • Animal Health Economics and Planning
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Seminar
  • Thesis


Research topics in the curriculum

Risk factors for animal diseases, Risk assessment, Social network analysis, Bayesian network analysis, Application of Geographic Information System
Epidemic model


Academic cooperation

  • Department of Livestock Development, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives
  • Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health
  • Royal Veterinary College, University of London
  • CIRAD, France
  • FAO


Contact us

Department of Veterinary Public Health , Faculty of Veterinary Medicine ,Kasetsart University (Kamphaeng Saen Campus)
Tel. 034-351-901-3 ext. 1601 Fax. 034-351-405