Program Outcomes

In 2018 the program outcomes have been revised. The program outcomes were formulated on the basis of the competence framework of the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) and the framework of the Veterinary Professional (Vetpro) developed within Utrecht University. The program outcomes comply with the guidelines set by the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE), the European Coordination Committee for Veterinary Training (ECCVT), the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).

Program outcomes Master Veterinary Medicine

Utrecht veterinarian

The program outcomes contain:

  • The profile of the ‘Utrecht veterinarian’
  • The competence domains and competences


The program outcomes are subdivided in the following domains:

  1. Clinical reasoning and decision-making
  2. Individual animal care and management
  3. Animal population care and management
  4. Veterinary public health/ one health
  5. Communication
  6. Collaboration
  7. Professionalism and professional identity
  8. Entrepreneurship, financial and practice management
  9. Scholarship