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Veterinary Biosciences with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    5 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.**Foundation year**The Veterinary Biosciences BSc with foundation has an additional year of study designed to support your transition on to latter years of the course. You will study full-time for one year at foundation level, and after successfully completing it you will be ready to move on to the next three years of the course.

Application deadline

25 January

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    18th

  • Campus address

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

37% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK – the University of Surrey is truly a global community.
The university has 140 nationalities in its international community.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the world and works with a large network of education agents in other countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 10 6

    19th out of 100 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 219
    163 75%

    7th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    3rd

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    135 61%

    37th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81.0 81%

    12th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    27th

    2

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