Veterinary Science BVSc

Key information


  • Course length: 5 years
  • UCAS code: D100
  • Year of entry: 2020
  • Typical offer: A-level : AAA in three subjects: - Biology or human biology - Chemistry, or another academic science-related subject (Physics, Mathematics, Geography, Geology, Psychology) - A third subject of your choice* / IB : 36 / BTEC : Edexcel Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management with DDD overall plus an AS level grade B in Chemistry (Please note: BTECs will not be accepted after 2020 entry)
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Module details

Programme Year One

  • Animal husbandry and welfare
  • Infectious diseases
  • Normal structure and function
  • Professional, clinical and study skills
  • Public health and epidemiology.

Programme Year Two

  • Animal husbandry
  • Infectious diseases
  • Normal structure and function
  • Professional, clinical and research skills
  • Public health and epidemiology.

Programme Year Three

  • Management of disease
  • Pathology and parasitology
  • Professional (including business), clinical
  • and research skills
  • Public health and epidemiology.

Programme Year Four

  • Clinical rotations
  • Management of disease.

Programme Year Five

  • Clinical rotation
  • Electives.

The programme detail and modules listed are illustrative only and subject to change.


Teaching and Learning

There is a combination of problem-based learning, didactic teaching and small-group practical classes allowing students to develop lifelong learning techniques.