School of Veterinary Medicine and Science
   
   
  

Admissions Process

Achieving a Fair and Equal Opportunities Admissions Process

It is important that the process of student admission into the Veterinary School is free from unfair discrimination of any kind.  We have a fair and equal opportunities admission policy.  We consider applicants solely on the basis of their academic merits, abilities and potential, regardless of gender, disability, religion, ethnic or national origin, age (subject to the normal University regulations on admission), sexual orientation or any other distinction.

Academic requirements

MPhil/PhD

For a research degree of MPhil/PhD, applicants should have obtained or expect to obtain a first class or 2:1 degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject, or hold a 2.2 degree and a Masters.    We may also consider evidence of relevant personal, professional and educational experience.  Specific projects may also require that the applicant holds a veterinary qualification.

MRes

Applicants should have obtained or are expected to obtain a first or second class degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject.  Specific projects may also require that the applicant holds a veterinary qualification.

English Language Requirements for International Applicants

The University is keen to ensure all of its students are prepared to succeed in their programmes of study.  Applicants whose first language is not English must achieve an appropriate level in an approved test in English before they can register.

English language requirements are:

Clinical Projects

  • IELTS - 7.5 with no less than 7.0 in each element
  • Paper-based TOEFL - 630 with a TWE (test of written English) of 5.0
  • Computer based TOEFL - 267 with no less than 5.0 in essay writing 

Science Projects

  • IELTS - 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each element
  • Paper-based TOEFL - 573 with a TWE (test of written English) of 4.5
  • Computer based TOEFL - 230 with no less than 4.5 in essay writing

Online Applications Procedure

Applications should be made through the online application system  

In addition to a fully completed online application form you are required to attach the following documents in support of your application:

  • Copies/Transcripts of your degree results
  • Copies of any English language qualifications you hold
  • Two references

For further information on the application process please contact the Postgraduate Admissions Administrator, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, College Rd, Sutton Bonington, Leicstershire, LE12 5RD, email: postgrad-vet@nottingham.ac.uk

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
email: veterinary-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk