Royal Veterinary College

Course Modules

Year 1: systems and investigative biology; the living cell; the moving animal; inheritance, reproduction and development; basic concepts in immunology; problem definition and investigation; supervised science report. Year 2: the enemy within; the enemy without; pharmacology (principles and practice); from lab to market; research project. Year 3: comparative animal locomotion; advanced skeletal pathobiology; advanced reproduction and development; animal behaviour and welfare; infection and immunity; advanced concepts in biobusiness; wild animal biology; parasitology of tropical human and veterinary disease; comparative models of diseases; endocrine and metabolic syndromes.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £17,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level BBB-ABB
  • SQA Higher BBBBB
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • Diploma (14-19)
  • Foundation / access qualification
  • Professional Qualification
  • BTEC National Diploma MDD
  • Cambridge Pre-U Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate 655
  • Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Irish Leaving Certificates BBBBBB
  • International qualifications
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MDD
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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98% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 88%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 91%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 88%

£16,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 35
Studying 45
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 10
Unknown 15

40% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 51%

Total Coursework: 49%

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

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