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Veterinary Biosciences BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why choose this course**- Study a research-led curriculum focused on animal health, where you can select modules tailored to your interests, including animal behaviour, animal ecology and animal nutrition. - Access our £10 million Innovation for Health Learning Laboratory, microscopy suites and pathology laboratories, to enhance your practical skills and use equipment found in research facilities. - Gain industry experience through our Professional Training placements, where you can work in one of our partner laboratories across the world. - Learn from lecturers who are active researchers and apply their findings to your teaching. - Join the 97% of our biosciences and medicine graduates who go on to employment or further study.***What you will study**In your first year, you’ll study topics that are fundamental to veterinary biosciences, including biochemistry, cell biology, evolutionary origins of biodiversity, genetics, microbiology, and veterinary anatomy and physiology, ensuring you have a solid foundation upon which to build the rest of your degree.During your second year, you’ll get the option to learn about the pathogenesis of major human diseases, gain an understanding of endocrinology, including the role of individual hormones, delve deeper into animal evolution and comparative biology, and study animal and plant ecology.In your third year, you’ll study animal infectious diseases, exploring the approaches to controlling these and the impact these have on human health and safety, in addition to veterinary immunology, unpicking the anatomy of various animal species and exploring their immune responses. You’ll also select four modules, exploring topics such as animal behaviour, animal diversity, epidemiology of infectious diseases and food security.You’ll also complete a research project, bringing together all the practical, analytical, and presentation skills you’ve developed.

Application deadline

15 January

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Overall: BBCWe do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.Required subjects: Biology grade B and a second science or MathematicsApplicants taking the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass.

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University information

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
35% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 100 25

    9th out of 10 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    133 60%

    37th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    6th

    70
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    29th

    27
  • Entry standards

    / Max 219
    167 78%

    6th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    4th

    2

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