Why choose this course -Study a research-led curriculum focused on animal health, where you can select modules tailored to your interests, including animal behaviour, animal ecology and animal nutrition -You’ll be able to study on courses ranked 3rd in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2023 and 8th in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2023 -Access our £12.5 million Innovation for Health Learning Laboratory, microscopy suites and pathology laboratories, to enhance your practical skills and use equipment found in research facilities -Gain industry experience through our Professional Training placements, where you can work in one of our partner laboratories across the world -Learn from lecturers who are active researchers and apply their findings to your teaching -Join the 97% of our biosciences and medicine graduates who go on to employment or further study.* *Graduate Outcomes survey 2022, HESA. What you will study In your first year, you’ll study topics that are fundamental to veterinary biosciences, including biochemistry, cell biology, evolutionary origins of biodiversity, genetics, microbiology, and veterinary anatomy and physiology, ensuring you have a solid foundation upon which to build the rest of your degree. During your second year, you’ll get the option to learn about the pathogenesis of major human diseases, gain an understanding of endocrinology, including the role of individual hormones, delve deeper into animal evolution and comparative biology, and study animal and plant ecology. In your third year, you’ll study animal infectious diseases, exploring the approaches to controlling these and the impact these have on human health and safety, in addition to veterinary immunology, unpicking the anatomy of various animal species and exploring their immune responses. You’ll also select four modules, exploring topics such as animal behaviour, animal diversity, epidemiology of infectious diseases and food security. You’ll also complete a research project, bringing together all the practical, analytical, and presentation skills you’ve developed. Foundation year The Veterinary Biosciences BSc with foundation has an additional year of study designed to support your transition on to latter years of the course. You will study full-time for one year at foundation level, and after successfully completing it you will be ready to move on to the next three years of the course.
To see the full range of modules for this course please visit our website – the link is under the Course contact details. You will also find full details of the programme, including programme structure, assessment methods, contact hours and Graduate prospects.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in each other element|
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