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

University of Bristol

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

Veterinary Science: Accelerated Graduate Entry

Course summary

Graduates of our BVSc Veterinary Science: Accelerated Graduate Entry degree will be able 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 primarily at the Langford campus. Situated in rural North Somerset, a short bus ride away from the vibrant cultural hub that is Bristol city centre. Students can enjoy the onsite café, gym, student barn and abundant green spaces, alongside our much-celebrated welcoming and supportive community of staff and students. Bristol Veterinary School is home to a range of extensive facilities including new purpose-built anatomy and post-mortem facilities, an award-winning clinical skills lab, a dairy farm and Langford Vets multidisciplinary small animal referral hospital, farm animal and small animal practices, and diagnostic labs, with an equine practice nearby. You will also benefit from access to our celebrated team of clinical demonstrators, who will nurture you to develop confident practical skills. We partner with other organisations to ensure students have ample experience across a wide range of species, such as opportunities to work in equine hospitals, the charity sector and with exotic species. Bristol Veterinary School holds accreditations from the following professional bodies:

  • The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
  • The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)
  • The European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE)
This means that graduates of Bristol Veterinary School's Veterinary Science Programmes can practice in the UK, as well as multiple countries around the world, after registering as a member of the RCVS. The RCVS have a mutual agreement with the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC), the Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) and the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC), which means graduates of Bristol Veterinary School's Veterinary Science programmes are also able to practise in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and South Africa. For full information on Bristol Veterinary School's accreditations, please visit the accreditation page ( Please note this course has an early start date with term starting late August/early September.

Professional bodies

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

  • American Veterinary Medical Association

How to apply

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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

Undergraduate bachelors degree (first or 2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant science subject. The following degrees can be accepted from any UK University: Applied Anatomy; Biochemistry; Biology; Biomedical Science; Bioveterinary Science; Cancer Biology and Immunology; Cellular and Molecular Medicine; Chemistry; Medical Microbiology; Neuroscience; Pharmacology; Physiological Science; Veterinary Nursing and Bioveterinary Science; Veterinary Nursing and Companion Animal Behaviour; Virology and Immunology; and Zoology. Other science-related degree courses, including those achieved overseas, may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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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
EU £36300 Year 1
International £36300 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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