Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Veterinary Nursing

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Course summary

.Overview Why study veterinary nursing with us Our veterinary nursing degree was the first of its kind in Europe. It’s also one of the leading veterinary nursing courses in the UK – with a reputation that attracts students from the UK and overseas. Registered veterinary nurses are in high demand – with excellent employment opportunities both in veterinary practice and in the wider field of academia, research and the pharmaceuticals, too. In fact, 100% of graduates from our BSc Veterinary Nursing are now in graduate jobs or further study (Destinations of Leavers of Higher Education survey, 2017). Our hands-on approach means you’ll learn through a mix of theoretical study and professional experience. Guided by veterinary professionals, you’ll develop your clinical skills as you learn how to undertake a range of diagnostic tests, medical treatments and minor surgical procedures. Enhance your veterinary nursing experience with us You’ll have the flexibility to study this course at our London, Leeds, and Huntingdon (Cambridgeshire) campuses. Our course is run in collaboration with the College of Animal Welfare, which means you’ll be taught by one of the UK's largest veterinary nurse training providers. You’ll spend 50% of your study time gaining valuable professional experience and putting theory into practice at a veterinary practice. Once you’ve finished your course, you’ll be able to apply to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse with full accreditation from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. This will not only open up employment opportunities in general veterinary practices but also in places such as research laboratories, zoos, wildlife parks, universities, charities and pharmaceutical companies. Get the support you need to succeed During your course, you’ll get personalised support from your Personal Tutor, Student Learning Assistant, and Graduate Academic Assistant. Their first-hand experience in your subject area means they understand how to best support you."

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Introduction to Nursing Care (30 credits) - Compulsory Applied Functional Anatomy (30 credits) - Compulsory Introduction to Professional Issues (30 credits) - Compulsory Working in a Veterinary Environment (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2 Pathology for Veterinary Nurses (30 credits) - Compulsory Clinical Nursing (30 credits) - Compulsory Theatre Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Evidence Based Veterinary Nursing (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3 Principles of Imaging and Anaesthesia ​​(30 credits) - Compulsory​ Pharmacology for Veterinary Nurses (30 credits) - Compulsory Dissertation and Professional Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory​ Year 3 Optional modules - choose 1 from the following: Management and Business (30 credits) - Optional​​ Nursing Exotics and Wildlife (30 credits) - Optional​​ Companion Animal Behaviour and Training (30 credits) - Optional​​ Equine Nursing (30 credits) - Optional​ Veterinary Education and Professional Development (30 credits) - Optional​​ Applied Emergency and Critical Care Nursing (30 credits) - Optional​​ International Veterinary Nursing (30 credits) - Optional​​


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D313
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Our entry requirements provide a guide to the qualifications that you’ll need to study our courses. We have a personalised admissions approach and we make fair but aspirational offers. We want you to aim high and achieve great results. We understand that things have been very different at school and college since the pandemic started however and that you might be worried about what changes to exams in 2021 will mean for you. We’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible and take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning. So if you don’t quite get the grades you hoped, we’ll look at more than your qualifications like your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we're proud of how we recognise potential in future students like you and how we can support you to succeed in the future.

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

Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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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 £14700 Year 1
International £14700 Year 1

Additional fee information

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