School of Veterinary Medicine and Science
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Undergraduate courses

  • Hands-on clinical practice from day one, using innovative teaching methods
  • Practice in animal management and handling together with understanding of the ‘normal’ animal
  • An understanding of research and the in-depth study of a particular subject, earning you an additional award of BVMedSci at the end of your third year
  • Purpose-built clinical teaching facilities and a network of clinical associates, giving you exposure to a significant relevant clinical caseload
  • Learn important transferable skills such as business knowledge and communication
  • A problem-oriented approach to learning, preparing you well for your future professional development
  • Two intakes per year for our five-year course

Our courses

All three courses lead to the same qualifications, but they have different entry requirements.

Veterinary Medicine and Surgery

A five-year course requires science qualifications, such as A levels.

  • BVM BVS with BVMedSci
  • 5 years
  • Start in September or April
 

Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
including a Preliminary Year

A six-year course requires less science A-levels.

  • BVM BVS with BVMedSci
  • 6 years
  • Progress to our five-year course after your first year
  • Ideal if you don't have the required science qualifications
 

Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
including a Gateway Year

A six-year course which requires slightly lower grades, and is for applicants who have had disadvantaging circumstances.

  • BVM BVS with BVMedSci
  • 6 years
  • Progress to our five-year course after your first year
  • For applicants who have had disadvantaging circumstances
 
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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
email: veterinary-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk