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Veterinary Medicine and Science BVMSci

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Science - BVMSci

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

**Why choose this course**- Study a hands-on curriculum, designed in collaboration with our partnership of veterinary practices and scientific research institutes, where you’ll learn to meet the diverse needs of companion, production, equine, laboratory animals, and exotic and wildlife species.- Access our multi-million pound facilities, including our Veterinary Clinical Skills Centre and Veterinary Pathology Centre, to practise anaesthesia, catheterisation, dissection, perform a necropsy and more.- Spend your final year completing intramural clinical placements (IMS) to develop an awareness of working as a veterinary professional in a clinical environment, under the supervision of qualified professionals.- Learn from lecturers who are registered veterinary practitioners and researchers, in addition to a multidisciplinary team of veterinary specialists from our partner organisations.- Get the academic requirements needed to register with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) to work as veterinary surgeon once you’ve graduated.**What you will study**On this course, created in collaboration with our partnership of veterinary practices and scientific research institutes, including Marwell Zoo, you’ll learn about different body systems, covering all common companion, equine and production animal (regular and intensive) species, in addition to wildlife and exotic species.In your first year, you’ll study topics that are fundamental to veterinary medicine, including anatomy, animal husbandry, cells and genes, physiology and the concept of professionalism, ensuring you have a solid foundation upon which to build the rest of your degree. During your second year, you’ll learn about epidemiology, infectious diseases, and pathology, using clinical case studies and a ‘One Health’ approach.In your third year, you’ll delve deeper into clinical medicine and surgery, diagnostic techniques, pharmacology, and scientific communication. You’ll also get the opportunity to work alongside a supervisor to conduct your own scientific research project, critically evaluating protocols, data and literature.During your fourth year, your modules will be split by species and you’ll specialise further in anaesthesia, surgery and patient care, contemporary issues in veterinary medicine, and zoological medicine. You’ll take part in hands-on practical workshops. Each week you’ll focus on a different topic, including critical care and triage medicine, dentistry, how to administer medications and neutering. You’ll work in small groups under the supervision of trained staff.In your fifth year, you’ll complete intramural clinical placements to further your knowledge, competences, attributes and skills.

Application deadline

15 October

Tuition fees

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£ 35,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : AAB

Overall: AABWe do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.Required subjects: Biology grade A and Chemistry grade A. Applicants 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

    9th out of 10 1

  • 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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