Equine Veterinary Nursing at Hartpury University - UCAS

Course summary

Qualify as a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Registered Veterinary Nurse. Benefit from outstanding facilities, strong industry partnerships and extra-curricular opportunities to train with horses and over 70 species on campus. You’ll benefit from outstanding facilities, including a Veterinary Nursing Clinical Skills Centre, a livery yard that's home to over 230 horses, international equine events each year and a commercial Equine Therapy Centre on site. Industry opportunities In your second year, you’ll complete veterinary practice-based learning (currently 1,800 hours) in an approved RCVS veterinary nursing training practice. This will allow you to develop clinical skills ready for qualifying. We have excellent partnerships with local and national practices. This course is ideal for those who are passionate about working as a Veterinary Nurse whilst improving industry practices through evidence-based research. Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons accreditation This course is accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). This means that, on graduation, you may be eligible to apply to join the RCVS Register of Veterinary Nurses and practise as a Registered Veterinary Nurse. On joining the course, you’ll need to enrol as a Student Veterinary Nurse with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).

Assessment method

You’ll study a number of compulsory modules as part of this degree programme. These compulsory modules are designed to develop the skills and competences required for access to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Register of Veterinary Nurses. Modules include: Fundamentals of Veterinary Nursing, Introduction to Clinical Veterinary Nursing, Veterinary Nursing in Practice 1, Veterinary Nursing in Practice 2, Evidence-Based Clinical Veterinary Nursing, Research Skills for Veterinary Nurses, The Practising Veterinary Nurse, The Veterinary Nursing Coaching Practitioner, Veterinary Nursing Dissertation. Modules are sometimes subject to change.

Professional bodies

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

  • Veterinary Surgeons, Royal College of

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D313
Institution code:
H22
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We have a strong global community, with students and staff from over 60 countries. Our dedicated International team will support you through every step of your university journey – from initial enquiry to enrolment and graduation. They’ll guide you through living and learning in the UK, making your application, visas, student finance, accommodation and much more. They’ll also arrange for you to be collected from your airport or train station on arrival and support you to settle in to university life in your first term. As an international student, you’re guaranteed accommodation in your first year.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition to the above Level 3 qualifications, a minimum of 5 GCSE A* to C, (or 9 to 4), to include English Language, Mathematics and a Science are required Successful students will need to have obtained at least two weeks work experience in a UK small animal veterinary practice. In the case of international applications, we will require a NARIC equivalency certificate. An overall IELTS level 7.0 English qualification with a minimum of 6.5 in each element, is expected for international applicants without a GCSE Grade C or above (or 9 to 4 where numeric grades are being awarded) in English Language. Short listed candidates will be interviewed

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Other

Successful students will need to have obtained at least ten days work experience in a UK small animal veterinary practice.


English language requirements

An IELTS Level 7.0 English qualification with 6.5 in each element, is expected for International applicants without a GCSE Grade c or above (or 9 to 4 where numeric grades are being awarded) in English Language. In the case of International applications, we will require a NARIC equivalency certificate.


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Home fees for Sandwich Year £925 International/EU fees for Sandwich Year £4,400 Maximum part time fees (home students only) £6,935

Sponsorship information

Studying a degree is a worthwhile investment, providing opportunities and experiences to help you to carve out a rewarding and successful future. We know that accessing funding, in the form of loans, grants, bursaries and scholarships, can make studying a degree possible for many students. Alongside government loans, Hartpury University and our partners offer a range of financial support packages to eligible students applying for our courses. Please visit our student finance page for more information on what’s on offer to help you with your study costs: http://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/facilities/life-at-hartpury/finance/

Equine Veterinary Nursing at Hartpury University - UCAS