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UCAS CODE: D105

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Veterinary Science - BVSc

  • Location

    Aberystwyth University (Aber)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

This degree is being offered in partnership with Aberystwyth University and the **first two years of study will take place at Aberystwyth**. Applications must be made to, and will be processed by, the RVC. Interviews will be held in Aberystwyth.This new degree is designed to meet the growing needs for competent practitioners to work in rural mixed practice. Through this comprehensive course you will acquire an understanding of the basic biological principles of normal body function, the ability to distinguish the pathological from the normal, prevent disease and safely manage the processes of animal production. You will explore opportunities to further veterinary knowledge through research and develop the expertise to diagnose and treat disease, alleviate suffering and develop the professional skills you will need to work and communicate effectively in practice.In the first two years, you will be based in the heart of Wales at Aberystwyth University, studying the biology underpinning veterinary sciences, acquiring basic farm animal, horse and companion animal handling and examination skills, and developing your communication, problem solving and team working skills. Aberystwyth University has a long history of animal health teaching and research and is committed to educational excellence. Welsh-speaking students will have the option of taking some parts of the course in Years 1 and 2 in Welsh.From your third year you will be based at RVC’s Hawkshead campus where you will acquire advanced knowledge and practical skills in clinical science. You will experience clinical practice at the RVC as well as private veterinary practice. Additionally, in your fourth or fifth year you will return to Aberystwyth University for specialist clinical training for a short period.

Application deadline

15 October

Tuition fees

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£ 36,060per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAA

Biology at grade A;Chemistry at grade A; A third subject of your choice at grade A (excluding General Studies).We also require a 'pass' in the science practical for each subject, where taking the English curriculum.A* grades are not required and predictions for A* will not give advantage at selection or offer stage over applicants predicted A.There is no third subject which is preferred by selectors or gives any special advantage in the selection process. Science and non-science subjects are treated equally for the thir

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University information

Royal Veterinary College, University of London

  • Campus address

    Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Royal College Street, Westminster, NW1 0TU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    2nd out of 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 219
    177 81%

    6th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    6th

    2

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