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Equine Veterinary Nursing BSc (Hons)

Hartpury University

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UCAS CODE: D313

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Qualify as a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Registered Veterinary Nurse. Benefit from outstanding facilities, strong industry partnerships and extra-curricular opportunities to train with horses and over 70 species on campus.**You’ll benefit from outstanding facilities, including a Veterinary Nursing Clinical Skills Centre, a livery yard that's home to over 230 horses, international equine events each year and a commercial Equine Therapy Centre on site. In your first year, you’ll develop knowledge and skills in essential areas including clinical anatomy, husbandry, pharmacy management and patient care. You'll complete work experience in a veterinary practice, before returning to Hartpury to develop your skills in diagnostics and surgical and anesthesia practice. In your final year, you'll coach student veterinary nurses and pursue your research interests. You may have the opportunity to publish research with lecturers and present at industry conferences.**Industry opportunities**In your second year, you’ll complete a work-based clinical placement (currently 1,800 hours) in an approved RCVS equine veterinary nursing training practice. This will allow you to develop clinical skills ready for qualifying. We have excellent partnerships with local and national veterinary practices.This course is ideal for those who are passionate about working as a Registered Veterinary Nurse with equine expertise to contribute to knowledge within the industry.**Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons accreditation**This course is accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). This means that, on graduation, you’ll be eligible to join the RCVS Register of Veterinary Nurses and practise as a Registered Veterinary Nurse.Anyone considering a career as a veterinary nurse is recommended to read the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Fitness to Practise guidance which provides useful information about specific characteristics required to be accepted on an accredited course.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : CCC - BBC

Typical offer is BBC-CCC or equivalent. This must include a minimum of two A Levels including A Level Biology at Grade D or above.

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University information

Hartpury University

  • Campus address

    University Centre Hartpury, Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL19 3BE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 19 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    114 78%

    15th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    7th

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