Veterinary Science at University of Bristol - UCAS

Course summary

This course has a brand-new curriculum featuring cutting-edge, evidence-based teaching methods. These include: case-based learning (addressing real-life clinical scenarios); signposting lectures; authentic coursework; a flipped classroom approach; and built-in consolidation activities. You will also benefit from:

  • Opportunities to explore in-depth study and the Veterinary School's cutting-edge research.
  • Getting hands-on with animals from the start of the curriculum, with a range of placements.
  • Working alongside experts in their field.
Dual campus experience Benefit from a dual campus experience with learning across both city and nearby rural campuses. The Clifton campus is situated in the vibrant cultural hub of Bristol city centre and makes use of the pre-clinical facilities at the UK's only School of Anatomy. There is also teaching at the nearby Bristol Veterinary School, located on our rural Langford campus. Access to cutting-edge facilities Bristol Veterinary School is home to a range of extensive facilities including:
  • Langford Vets multidisciplinary small animal referral hospital, farm animal and small animal practices - with an equine practice nearby
  • Purpose-built anatomy and post-mortem facilities
  • Diagnostic labs
  • Award-winning clinical skills lab
  • Dairy farm
  • Abattoir.
You will benefit from an innovative curriculum and gain inspiration from world-leading researchers. Our celebrated team of clinical demonstrators will nurture you to develop essential practical skills. Students can enjoy the onsite cafe, gym, student barn and abundant green spaces, alongside our welcoming and supportive community of staff and students. Take a virtual tour of the Langford Campus: Networking and global career opportunities Our partner organisations 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. Graduates can pursue global career opportunities due to various accreditations, including the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). 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)
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). See further key information about our veterinary courses on the Bristol Veterinary School website:

Professional bodies

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

  • Veterinary Surgeons, Royal College of
  • European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education
  • 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

European Baccalaureate: 85% overall, with 8.5 in Chemistry and one of Biology, Physics or Mathematics.

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Additional entry requirements

Health checks

Health questionnaire and medical examination. Non-immune students must be immunised against hepatitis B and tuberculosis.


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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 £39200 Year 1
International £39200 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students should be aware that vacation extra mural studies (EMS) is a mandatory component of any UK veterinary curriculum. These may incur transport and accommodation costs.
Veterinary Science at University of Bristol - UCAS