Royal Veterinary College

Course Introduction

During the programme students will: Benefit from exposure to some of the best clinical specialists in the UK; join a network of like'minded individuals all striving to enhance the professional status of the veterinary nurse; become better equipped to influence the health of animal patients within their care; learn to apply new solutions and approaches to often complex problems at work; have the potential to publish work developed as part of their course studies; develop an appetite for lifelong learning; in addition, their practice benefits from their motivation and ability to make an enhanced contribution to the workplace.

Course Additional Entry

Hold a veterinary nursing certificate awarded by the RCVS and be on the current RCVS register of veterinary nurses (or hold a recognised accredited overseas equivalent professional qualification/status); normally have a minimum of 1 year post'qualification clinical experience, be employed in, or have agreed access to placement in a suitable veterinary clinical environment, have the support of their employing/supervising veterinary practice, who will be required to allow time and access for training and assessment activities. Students will require a computer with broadband internet access. Successful completion of contemporary study skills bridging module (assessment includes attendance of orientation week and completion of module assignments and assessment); IELTS (academic) score of 7.0 or above with minimum 6.5 in each component.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Distance Learning
Graduate Diploma (Postgraduate) £6,950  Whole course. First year overseas fees
2 years
Distance Learning
Graduate Diploma (Postgraduate) £5,550  Whole course. First year home fees