Post Graduate Courses:

MED 601 General Food Animal Medicine (3 cr.):Diseases of different systems of cattle, buffalo, sheep and goat with special emphasis on the importance in Bangladesh; metabolic and nutritional deficiency diseases of food animals; diseases of unknown etiology; hereditary and congenital defects; diseases caused by poisoning.


MED 602 Special Food Animal Medicine (3 cr.): Etiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical findings, morbid anatomy, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of the important infectious and parasitic diseases of food animals.


MED 603 Veterinary Clinical Medicine (2 cr.): Practical oriented course which includes management of veterinary clinics, hospital and ambulatory clinical services; methods of diagnosis and treatment of different species of sick animals and birds; practice of clinical handling of patients with follow up treatment, nursing, care and advice up to recovery or death; practice of immunization with commercial vaccine. (It is mandatory for the students to attend veterinary clinic, veterinary teaching hospital and ambulatory clinical services for practical exposures, record clinical cases in “Clinical Case Recording Note Book”).


MED 604 Specialized Diagnostic Medicine (3 cr.):Physicaltechniques for the disease diagnosis of different systems and organs of animal body: endoscopy and electrophysical techniques; rapid field diagnostic tests: white side test, CMT, hypersensitivity tests; techniques of biopsy and paracentesis of the different organs; evaluation of blood cellular tests and clinical chemistry; hepatobiliary and skeletal muscle enzymes and liver function tests; evaluation of renal function and urine; evaluation of electrolyte and acid base disorder; evaluation of fluids: effusions, synovial fluids and cerebrospinal fluids; nuclear medicine techniques and radioimmunoassay.

MED 605 Veterinary Clinical Equipments and Therapeutics (3 cr.): Administration of medication and biopsy instruments, diagnostic instruments, dehorning instruments, teat instruments, castration instruments, obstetrical instruments, hoof care instruments, scissors, miscellaneous surgical instruments and equipments, haemostats scissors, retractors, ophthalmic, orthopaedic and dental instruments, tubes, IV and urinary catheters; methods of compounding and dispensing of drugs; drugs used in gastro-intestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, CNS, endocrine, skin, urogenital, ENT and ophthalmic diseases; clinical uses of systemic antimicrobial and anti-parasitic drugs, analgesic and antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, muscle relaxants and anesthetics and carcino-chemotherapeutic drugs; methods of assessment of therapeutics efficacy of drugs in clinical practices; adverse drugs reaction.


MED 606 Veterinary Forensic Medicine and Animal Welfare (3 cr.):Forensic Medicine: introduction; criminal courts; offenses; frauds in the sales of livestock and their products; veterolegal aspects of wounds and death; methods of examination of live and dead animals in criminal cases; collection, preservation and dispatch of materials; veterolegal reports and certificates; evidence and witness; animal diseases acts; veterinary ethics and laws; Animal welfare: introduction; causes of welfare problems of different animals; management and control of animal welfare problems.

MED 607 Veterinary Paediatrics (3 cr.):Scope and importance of veterinary pediatrics; immune status of newborn to infection; fetal and neonatal management and routine operation; colostrums feeding and passive immunity; autoimmune hemolytic anemia of the newborn; epidemiology of the diseases of newborn; diseases acquired from dams and congenital defects; principles of diagnosis, treatment and control of diseases of neonatal animals; studies on the diseases of different body systems; infectious, non-infectious and parasitic diseases of neonatal animals.

MED 608 Dairy Animal Medicine (3 cr.):Introduction, scope and objectives of dairy animal medicine; maternal and neonatal health management; management related health problems; dry cows; teat and udder health management; abnormalities in milk production system; factors that changes milk composition, properties and quality; principles of diagnosis, treatment and control of diseases of dairy farm animals; monitoring of management system, nutrition, production diseases and benefit cost analysis; methods of controlling the health and production factors; vaccination schedule; therapeutic consideration in dairy animals.

MED 609 Equine and Porcine Medicine (3 cr.):Diseases of different systems of horses and pigs with special emphasis on the importance in Bangladesh; studies on etiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical findings, morbid anatomy, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of the important infectious and parasitic diseases of horses and pigs.


MED 631 Avian Medicine (3 cr.):General principles of diagnosis, treatment, and control of avian diseases; studies on systemic and behavioral diseases and disorders of domestic birds with special emphasis on crop impaction, enteritis, internal layers, abnormal eggs, infertile eggs, cannibalism, egg eating, pica; studies on epidemiology, course, clinical findings, diagnosis and management of important microbial, parasitic, nutritional, systemic, behavioral and other non – infectious diseases of poultry and pet birds; biologicals and their use for the diagnosis and control of poultry diseases under Bangladesh condition.


MED 632 Veterinary Epidemiology (2 cr.):Practical oriented course which includes sampling, questionnaire, causation of disease in population, determinants of diseases, temporal patterns of disease occurrence, veterinary ecology, measurements of health and disease in population; descriptive epidemiology, explanatory epidemiology and ecology, principles and methods of epidemiological studies, analysis and demonstration of association and identification of risk factors; epidemiologic investigation of diseases, diagnostic testing, international epidemiology; principles of risk analysis, assessment and management, livestock development programs, epidemiological data analysis.


MED 633 Preventive Veterinary Medicine (2 cr.):Definition, objectives and history of preventive veterinary medicine; the role of ecology, epidemiology and hygiene; disease control strategies; principles and methods of prevention, control and eradication of animal diseases, special emphasis on biosecurity, quarantine, genetic improvement, disposal of dead animals, disinfection, interaction  between disease and health; principles of disease control program on group; planning, execution and evaluation of disease management programs in population; probiotics and prebiotics; vaccine and vaccination.


MED 634 Zoonotic Diseases and Community Medicine (3 cr.):Zoonotic diseases: Definition and classification of zoonoses; relationship between zoonotic diseases and community medicine;  studies on important zoonotic diseases caused by microorganisms and parasites with special reference to their etiology, epidemiology, clinical findings, diagnosis, prevention, control and public health significance under Bangladesh condition; Community Medicine: Concepts, scope and objectives of community medicine; assessment, analysis and management of risk factors associated with zoonotic diseases of occupational and professional community.


MED 635 Veterinary Dermatology (3 cr.):Importance of veterinary dermatology; cutaneous ecology and skin lesions; principles and methods of diagnosis of skin diseases; the sufficient causes, epidemiology, clinical findings, diagnosis and management of dermatoses, microbial, parasitic, nutritional, congenital, hereditary, immunologic, neoplastic, and endocrine skin diseases; diseases of pigmentation, epidermal appendages, keratinization in domestic animals and birds.

MED 636 Veterinary Comparative Medicine (3 cr.):Scope and importance of comparative medicine; comparative study of the diseases and disorders of the different body systems of animals and birds; comparative study of the etiology, epidemiology, clinical findings, diagnosis, treatment and control of the important diseases of animals and birds having wide host range and worldwide distribution.

MED 661 Pet Animal Medicine (3 cr.):Introduction and scope of pet animal medicine; methods of restraining and principles of diagnosis and treatment of diseases of pet animals; studies on important infectious and non-infectious diseases of pet animals.

MED 662 Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine (3 cr.):Classification of zoo and wild animals and birds; methods of restraint, collection, handling, housing, feeds and feeding, medication and breeding of the common species; principles of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases in zoological garden; detail study on the etiology, epidemiology, clinical findings, diagnosis, therapeutic management, prevention and control of the common infectious, parasitic and non-infectious diseases of reptiles, marsupials, chiroptera, carnivora, marsupiala, edentata, primates, proboscidea, perissodactyla and artiodactyla.


MED 663 Laboratory Animal Medicine (3 cr.):Introduction of laboratory animals with their classification, biological characters, ecology and ethology; methods of restraining of different species of laboratory animals with the methods of inoculation and collection of samples for isolation of pathogens; studies on causes, epidemiology, clinical findings, diagnosis, prevention and control of infectious, parasitic and non-infectious diseases of laboratory animals; zoonotic diseases acquired from laboratory animals with their prevention and control; planning and requirements for establishing a laboratory animal house.


MED 664 Veterinary Clinical Immunology (3 cr.):History and scope of clinical immunology; immunology in health and disease; diseases caused by allergy­-hay fever, asthma, milk allergy, vaccine allergy, drug allergy, allergies to parasites, blood transfusion reactions, hemolytic diseases of newborn, immune-complex diseases, blue eye, serum sickness, laminitis, purpura hemorrhagica, allergic dermatitis, bovine atopic rhinitis; auto – immune diseases.

MED 665 Aquatic Medicine (3 cr.):General principles of diagnosis, treatment, and control of aquatic animal diseases; Etiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical findings, morbid anatomy, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of the important infectious and parasitic diseases of aquatic animals.


MED 696 Reading and Conference (Credit to be arranged but not more than 3 cr.): Special study assigned by the Major Professor on the recommendation of the Advisory Committee and/or interest of the student.

MED 697 Special Problems (Credit to be arranged but not more than 3 cr.): Investigation of special problems in veterinary medicine not related to a thesis problem. The investigations may consist of original research and/or literature survey.

MED 698 Seminar (1 cr.): Discussion on an assigned topic in the field of veterinary medicine.

MED 699 Thesis Research (Credit to be arranged but not less than 12 cr.): Original Thesis Research.

Note: Students having cumulative CGPA below 3.00 will not be allowed to enroll MED 696 and MED 697 until he/she raised the cumulative CGPA to 3.00 or above.