Veterinary General Practice at University of Surrey - UCAS

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Course summary

Why choose this course Study on a course that has been designed and supported by veterinary educators with a wealth of general practice experience. Gain a thorough understanding of the skills and attributes required for veterinary general practice in the UK. This UK Level 7 qualification will help international veterinarians prepare for the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) statutory membership examination. Expand your existing professional knowledge and skill set to advance your career or gain the support and guidance necessary to return to veterinary practice in the UK after a career break. Benefit from a flexible, online course structure, with access to an extensive virtual library of learning materials. What you will study On this course, you will learn about the skills and attributes required in the UK for small animal general practice, equine general practice, production animal general practice, and veterinary public health, pathology and professional skills. You will be taught the Day One Competencies that are required for new graduate veterinarians, as established by the RCVS. You will also learn the importance of sustainability, employability, resourcefulness and resilience, digital capabilities, and global and cultural awareness and how they relate to the role of a veterinarian.


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 and Graduate prospects etc.

How to apply

International applicants

We are proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in the UK, with more than 140 nationalities playing a role in university life. Our International Recruitment team are here to help you throughout the application process – from advising on choosing the right course to applying for a visa and preparing for your first few weeks at Surrey. You can contact them via [email protected] Applicants who require a Student Visa to study in the UK: To apply for a Student Visa, you must have a Confirmation of Acceptance (CAS) for the University you wish to study at. This is a unique number which will enable you to apply for your visa. The University is under no legal obligation to sponsor any individual and exercises caution with respect to issuing a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to avoid risking its status as a Student sponsor. Confirmation of Acceptance to Study (CAS) will be issued in accordance with the Student Route and CAS Issuing Policy, available at: --------------------------------------------------------- International students travelling to the UK: Due to the module structure of this programme, we are unable to provide sponsorship on the Student Route. International students should make use of the Visitor Visa Route to attend the practical component of the programme. Further details can be found on our apply for a visa page. Unfortunately, the University cannot guarantee that Visitor Visa applications will be successful, and a refusal may result in students being unable to successfully complete the programme.

Entry requirements

Pre-requisite is a veterinary degree. English language requirements: IELTS Academic: 7.0 overall with 7.0 in each element.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

FEES: For current information regarding postgraduate fees, please visit the course page on our website. The link is under Course contact details. SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES: Discover how we may be able to support your postgraduate taught studies with a host of bursaries and scholarships directly from the University of Surrey and external providers:[postgraduate]=postgraduate

Sponsorship information

The University of Surrey offers a range of scholarships and bursaries to support our students, please visit for more details.

Veterinary General Practice at University of Surrey - UCAS