Veterinary Nursing (Top-up) at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS

Course summary

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. This innovative and dynamic course is a progression route from the FdSc Veterinary Nursing course and provides a unique opportunity to gain an Honours Degree in Veterinary Nursing and enhance your employability within the profession. The course focusses on the application of theory to professional practice and will facilitate both the personal and professional development of qualified registered Veterinary Nurses. The course has been structured to provide a flexible opportunity to study through a combination of distance (online) learning and on-campus delivery (students are expected to attend weekend study days twice per semester). Students are also expected to have access to practice of at least 12 weeks annually for the duration of the course. As a Myerscough Veterinary Nursing degree student, you will benefit from individualised support within a welcoming culture, ensuring that you follow in the footsteps of our previous students with their outstanding high achievements and excellent student satisfaction.


Year 1 - Critical Care Veterinary Nursing; Professional Practitioner Research Proposal; Veterinary Nursing Support of Pain Management Year 2 - Veterinary Nursing of Life Limiting Conditions; Dissertation (double module)

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must have a Foundation Degree in Veterinary Nursing at a minimum of merit and have satisfied all of the RCVS requirements to enrol as a Registered Veterinary Nurse. Applicants must also produce evidence of successfully completing a research based module at level 5 to merit standard. Applicants for whom English is a second language must be able to demonstrate proof of International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at level 7.0 or equivalent. The applicant must forward evidence of eligibility to the College prior to acceptance on the course.

Additional entry requirements


You may be required to attend an interview and will be contacted directly if this is the case.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7Applicants for whom English is a second language must be able to demonstrate proof of International English Language Testing System at level 7.0 or equivalent.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £1250 Module
Northern Ireland £1250 Module
Scotland £1250 Module
Wales £1250 Module
Channel Islands £1250 Module
EU £1250 Module

Additional fee information

Additional costs for items that are essential for the course include: accommodation during study periods at Myerscough College - the price for accommodation depends on where the student chooses to stay, the length of their stay, and how far in advance they book. Access to broadband internet and a computer. Additional costs for opportunities and items that are optional for the course include: books - approximately £120. Students will be provided with a reading list for each module studied. The decision to purchase any books remains with the student, and no books are considered essential. We are unable to offer Blended Learning courses to non EU students. Please contact the University Centre directly for more information.
Veterinary Nursing (Top-up) at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS