University of Bristol

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Veterinary Science: Accelerated Graduate Entry

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Course summary

Successful completion of our BVSc Veterinary Science: Accelerated Graduate Entry degree will entitle you to practise as a Veterinary Surgeon in the United Kingdom and several other countries. The qualification gained is equivalent to the North American Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and the course is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). The Bristol Graduate Entry BVSc is an accelerated, four-year veterinary degree taught entirely on the Langford Campus. Situated in rural North Somerset, a short bus ride away from Bristol city centre, the Langford Campus has cutting-edge facilities to support student learning including new, purpose-built anatomy and post-mortem facilities, an award-winning clinical skills lab, a state-of-the-art small animal referral hospital and modern dairy farm. There are also farm animal and small animal practices on site, allowing you to gain experience of working on first opinion cases on farms and in clinics. Having launched in 2019, the course is undergoing the normal process for accreditation with the following professional bodies:

  • The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)
  • The European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE)
  • The Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC)
  • The South African Veterinary Council (SAVC).
  • Accreditation is due in 2021 and should apply for all graduates of the course.
Please note this course has an early start date with term starting late August / early September.

Course details

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • American Veterinary Medical Association

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region:

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The following degrees from the University of Bristol can be accepted for entry: Applied Anatomy; Biochemistry; Biology; Biomedical Science; Cancer Biology and Immunology; Cellular and Molecular Medicine; Chemistry; Medical Microbiology; Neuroscience; Pharmacology; Physics; Physiological Science; Veterinary Nursing and Bioveterinary Science; Veterinary Nursing and Companion Animal Behaviour (from 2022); Virology and Immunology; and Zoology. We will also consider applications with these degree titles from any UK university. Bioveterinary Science and Marine Biology from any UK university are also accepted for entry. Other science-related degree courses, including those achieved overseas, may also be considered on a case-by-case basis. Additional requirements: Undergraduate bachelor's degree (first or 2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant science subject. Work experience is required; please see the Admissions Statement.

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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 £19250 Year 1
EU £32000 Year 1
International £32000 Year 1

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Veterinary Science: Accelerated Graduate Entry at University of Bristol - UCAS