Veterinary Medicine and Food Safety

Degree and Title:
Bachelor’s in Veterinary Medical Sciences (BVSc), Honors in Food Safety
Bachelor’s in Veterinary Medical Sciences (BVSc), Honors in Animal Medicine and Surgery
Bachelor’s in Veterinary Medical Sciences (BVSc), Honors in Pet Animals

Study Hours/Academic Levels:
190 credit hours/5 academic levels

About

The school of veterinary medicine has three programs designed to educate and qualify compassionate, skillful, and proficient veterinary doctors.

The Food Health and Safety Program aims to prepare and train highly skilled veterinarians in the fields of public health and food safety and to strengthen the food production chain to reduce human exposure to chemical and biological hazards from food consumption.

The Animal Medicine and Surgery Program aims to prepare and train highly skilled veterinarians in the field of veterinary health, who can apply medical, diagnostic, and therapeutic principles to productive, domestic, and wild animals.

The Pet Animals Program aims to prepare and train highly skilled veterinarians in the field of veterinary health, who can apply medical, diagnostic, and therapeutic principles to domestic and wild animals.

Academic Majors and Departments

  • Food Health and Safety
  • Animal Medicine and Surgery
  • Pet Animals

Meet The Dean

Prof. Dr. Adel Abdelkhalek Sayed Ahmed

Prof. Dr. Adel Abdelkhalek Sayed Ahmed is currently the Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine at BUC. He has a doctoral degree in Veterinary Medical Sciences from Zagazig University, Egypt in 1995 during which he spent a pre-doctoral research specialization in food Microbiology Dept., Food Science and Agriculture Centre, Queens University of Belfast, UK.

He became a professor at the Department of Food Hygiene, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt in 2005. He was the head of the Department of Food Hygiene and the director of the Food Safety and Hygiene program, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Mansoura University. Egypt.

His research interests include applied food of animal origin microbiology, modern diagnostic techniques in food safety, quality control of food, HACCP and ISO, and Modern diagnostic techniques in bacterial animal diseases.

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Dean’s Word

Welcome to the School of Veterinary Medicine at BUC,

The School of Veterinary Medicine and all its members are exerting their utmost energies and capabilities to become one of the leading colleges at the level of the veterinary medicine sector in Egypt and the world. We are keen on developing various specializations and teaching methods that are renewable to keep pace with the needs of the labor market by qualifying a group of unprecedented veterinarians.

The college also creates a coherent and interconnected cognitive environment that serves its students and attracts them to creating growth in various aspects to transform from a traditional to an advanced college that elevates veterinary medicine to levels befitting the finest scientific universities.

With my best wishes for success and progress.

Prof. Dr. Adel Abdelkhalek Sayed Ahmed

Dean of Veterinary Medicine

Career Opportunities

Food Health and Safety Program

  • Food inspector at the Ministry of Health
  • Food inspector in customs, sea, air, and land ports
  • Food safety manager for restaurants and hotels
  • Director of food safety in airlines and maritime transport
  • Director of food safety in hospitals, university cities, and governmental and private care homes.
  • References for food safety and quality systems in quality companies
  • Working in governmental and private food analysis laboratories.
  • Faculty Members, Ph.D. holders.

Animal Medicine and Surgery Program

  • Governmental veterinarian (directorates, units of veterinary medicine)
  • Veterinarian in zoos
  • Veterinarian in animal production farms (cows, sheep, and buffaloes)
  • Veterinarian in poultry farms
  • Veterinarian in fish production farms
  • Veterinary medicine general specialty
  • Free veterinarian, specialty farm animals
  • Representative/sales manager in veterinary pharmaceutical companies

Pet Animals Program

  • Free veterinarian specialty pets
  • Representative/sales manager in veterinary pharmaceutical companies

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