Royal Veterinary College

Course Modules

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

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

Qualifications required:

  • Degree
  • BMAT
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • International qualifications
  • Foundation / access qualification
  • Professional Qualification
  • BTEC National Diploma DDD
  • Cambridge Pre-U Diploma DDD
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAABB
  • Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Work experience
  • Course specific
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD

Key Course Information

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89% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 64%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 74%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 86%

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

190% Go on to work and/or study

In work 90
Studying 5
Studying and working 95
Unemployed 5
Unknown 0

20% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 76%

Total Coursework: 13%

Total Practical: 11%

£3,100 - £6,600
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,300 - £8,600
Typical cost of private accommodation