Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Veterinary Nursing (Huntingdon)

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Course summary

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Overview Veterinary nurses care for sick, injured and hospitalised animals and play a pivotal role in promoting animal welfare. Available in London, Leeds, and Huntingdon (Cambridgeshire), our course was the first veterinary nursing degree in Europe and we are one of Britain's leading programmes, attracting students from not just the UK but overseas as well. Why study BSc Veterinary Nursing at Middlesex University? We focus on building vital professional experience, preparing you for the workplace. Alongside theoretical classes, 50% of study time is spent on placement in a veterinary practice where you will develop essential clinical skills. Our innovative learning approach ensures you graduate armed with the skills to undertake a range of diagnostic tests, medical treatments and minor surgical procedures, under veterinary direction. We seek students who can demonstrate the right acumen for this challenging course. To be an excellent veterinary nurse requires a calm and confident manner, and the ability to be sympathetic in sensitive situations. The demand for registered veterinary nurses is high and employment prospects are excellent not only in veterinary practice, but also across related areas such as academia, research and the pharmaceutical industry. Course highlights Choice of three campuses - London, Leeds or Huntingdon (Cambridgeshire) We have outstanding employment results - the graduate employment performance indicator rate is 100% for this course (source: Destinations of Leavers of Higher Education survey, 2015) Upon successful graduation, you will be able to apply to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse with full accreditation from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Your studies are supported by state-of-the-art facilities and lecturers who are experienced and knowledgeable veterinary professionals (veterinary surgeons and registered veterinary nurses) Our course is run in collaboration with the College of Animal Welfare, where students will be taught, the UK's largest veterinary nurse training provider As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Course details

Modules

Year 1: Introduction to Professional Issues (30 credits) - Compulsory Essentials of Nursing Care (30 credits) - Compulsory Veterinary Nursing Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Animal Science ​(30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2: Clinical Nursing (30 credits) - Compulsory Pathology for Veterinary Nurses (30 credits) - Compulsory Theatre Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Approaches to Health and Social Care Research (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3: Pharmacology (30 credits) - Compulsory Principles of Imaging and Anaesthesia ​​(30 credits) - Compulsory​ Dissertation (30 credits) - Compulsory​ Equine Nursing (30 credits) - Optional​ Management and Business (30 credits) - Optional​​ Animal Behaviour and Training (30 credits) - Optional​​ Nursing Exotics and Wildlife (30 credits) - Optional​​ Professional Development (30 credits) - Optional​​


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeD315
Institution code M80
Campus nameCollege of Animal Welfare - Huntington
Campus codeX

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 points
A level Including 32 points or above in a Science subject
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) In a Science based subject.
Access to HE Diploma M: 15 credits P: 30 credits Access pass with 45 credits at Level 3 (15 merit or higher) in a Science based subject.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE grade C or above in English, Maths and Science or grade 4 if awarded after August 2017

Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7With a minimum of 6.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)87With at least 21 in listening & writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading
PTE Academic58With at least 51 in all components

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £11500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Veterinary Nursing (Huntingdon) at Middlesex University - UCAS