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


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Our Teaching
In 2011 Nottingham Veterinary School received RCVS approval for its innovative, hands-on, clinically integrated course.

We have been recognised as top in every category in the most recent survey from the Association of Veterinary Students survey.

We're ranked 3rd in the UK for Veterinary Science by the Guardian 2017 league table. 

National Student Survey

Since 2011 we have been ranked as the best Veterinary School for overall student satisfaction in the country in the National Student Survey (NSS).     

NSS Results table 2015 PDF format   

Find out about the NSS scores

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).   


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