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Course summary

Gain the expertise to succeed in an animal-related career with our BSc Bioveterinary Sciences with Foundation degree. This four-year programme includes a foundation year that leads directly into our three-year BSc Bioveterinary Sciences course. It offers an excellent route to a degree in bioveterinary sciences if you do not have the typical entry requirements. The foundation year will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed at university. You’ll develop core skills in academic study, writing, mathematics, and research, as well as subject-specific skills in biology, ecology and sustainability. Choose BSc Bioveterinary Sciences with Foundation at the University of Reading Bioveterinary scientists play a vital role in the challenges facing our society:

  • contributing to sustainability and food security by ensuring the optimal health, welfare and management of farmed animals
  • applying scientific approaches to the management of the health, welfare and behaviour of domestic and captive animal populations
  • engaging in research at the interface of animal biology, veterinary science and animal management
At Reading, you’ll develop the specialist knowledge, research expertise, and laboratory skills to tackle these global challenges. You’ll gain a solid grounding in biosciences and an understanding of animal function from molecular to whole-animal level. Your studies will cover:
  • cell biology
  • biochemistry
  • physiology of body systems
  • health, welfare, and behaviour sciences
  • nutritional sciences
You will learn how to apply this knowledge in the management of animal health and welfare in a range of settings, including farms, zoos, and domestic households. You’ll also gain vital transferable skills – including team-working, problem-solving, data-handling and statistical analysis skills – which are highly regarded and sought after by employers.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D303
Institution code:
R12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE English, Mathematics and Science at grade C.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £27650 Year 1
International £27650 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Bioveterinary Sciences with Foundation at University of Reading - UCAS