School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

Welcome to Veterinary Medicine and Science

We provide a fresh approach to veterinary education with a progressive and dynamic environment, which delivers an outstanding student experience.  We offer three exciting and innovative degree courses which are designed with clinical outcomes in mind and based upon excellence in teaching informed by scientific research.      

Students in a neurology practical


Postgraduate student in a lab


Cat testis



Our Teaching

Our innovative, hands-on, clinically integrated courses are are RCVS approved.

In the latest (2016) Association of Veterinary Students survey, we were ranked first for several topics. These included career progression preparation, extra mural studies structure and student welfare.

We are ranked third in the UK for veterinary science by the Guardian 2017 league table.

The National Student Survey (NSS) ranks us first for overall student satisfaction in veterinary science. NSS Results table 2015PDF format


Our Research

Research Excellence Framework

Across the Schools of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine and Science: 

  • 97% of work was of international quality
  • 37% of work was assessed as world-leading (4-star)

We are proud to have the top ranked research environment within Unit of Assessment 6 (Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science).

Our research encompasses:

  • animal infection and immunity
  • clinical research
  • comparative medicine
  • population health and welfare
  • reproductive biology
  • veterinary education

Find out more about the research in the school



Open Days

Dementia Masterclass

QMC Medical School Lecture Theatre 1

Emerging Viruses Meeting

24 - 26/07/2017
University of Cambridge


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School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Leicestershire, LE12 5RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 6116
fax: +44 (0)115 951 6415