Royal Veterinary College

Course Modules

Years 1 and 2: basic veterinary sciences; animal health and handling; animal husbandry extramural studies. Year 3: intercalculated year. Years 4 and 5: clinical science; clinical skills; research project; intra mural rotations; clinical extra mural studies. Year 6: practical skills; problem based learning.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
6 years
Full Time
BVetMed £33,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
6 years
Full Time
BVetMed £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAB-AAA
  • BMAT
  • SQA Higher AAAAB
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB-AA
  • BTEC National Diploma DDD
  • Diploma (14-19)
  • Foundation / access qualification
  • Professional Qualification
  • Cambridge Pre-U Diploma DDD
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAABB
  • International qualifications
  • Work experience
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma

Key Course Information

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88% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 65%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 92%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 90%

£26,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

92% Go on to work and/or study

25% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 69%

Total Coursework: 22%

Total Practical: 9%

£3,200 - £5,000
Typical cost of university accommodation

£3,600 - £4,800
Typical cost of private accommodation