Harper Adams University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Veterinary Bioscience (Extended) (with Placement)

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Course summary

Extended degree programmes are a means of accessing degree study should you not meet the entry requirements for honours degree programmes. The extended degree in Veterinary Bioscience provides a preparatory year for students hoping to progress to veterinary bioscience, veterinary nursing or veterinary physiotherapy degrees. Candidates will be assessed at the end of their first year of study and progress to either an ordinary degree (BSc Veterinary Bioscience only), or Honours Degree (BSc Hons) in a range of related subjects . Progression will be based on prior qualifications, preparatory year performance and for some routes a fitness to practice assessment. 5 years (full-time) including a one-year work placement. A four year programme is available for applicants with at least two years, full-time relevant work experience. Please contact Admissions for further information on this option. Please note this course DOES NOT provide a route through to studying Veterinary Medicine at the joint Harper & Keele Veterinary School. Please see course XD01 for this option.

Course details

Modules

https://www.harper-adams.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/201163/bioveterinary-science

Assessment method

A wide range of assessment methods are used. Depending on the module these include examination, assignments, practical spot-tests and presentations.


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
XD03
Institution code:
H12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University is committed to bringing fresh talent to the industries we serve and has developed a range of initiatives to give everyone the best chance to access our undergraduate programmes. Known as 'Access to Harper' our contextualised offer scheme recognises difficulties that some applicants may face and provides those applicants with an offer lower than our standard requirements. Further details can be found at https://www.harper-adams.ac.uk/apply/how-to-apply/access.cfm

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

https://www.harper-adams.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/201163/bioveterinary-science

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Interviews will take place either on campus or virtually taking into account any Covid-19 restrictions or government advice in place at the time.

Other

Progression criteria: To progress onto BSc (Hons) Veterinary Bioscience from this course, students will need to achieve at least 60% overall with no additional requirements. To progress onto BSc (Hons) Veterinary Nursing from this course, students will need to achieve at least 60% overall and have completed 4 weeks work experience in a Veterinary Practice. Students will also need to have completed a Fitness to Practice assessment prior to enrolment. To progress onto BSc (Hons) Veterinary Physiotherapy from this course, students will need to achieve at least 60% overall. Students will also need to have A2 Biology at grade C and completed at least 4 weeks relevant work experience prior to starting the course. Please note this course DOES NOT provide a route through to studying Veterinary Medicine at the joint Harper & Keele Veterinary School. Please see course XD01 for this option


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
88%
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £11250 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 £11250 Year 1

Additional fee information

This 5 year course consists of 4 years on campus at a cost of £9250 per year (£11,250 for International students) with a placement in year 3 which costs £1850 (£3300 for International students).
Veterinary Bioscience (Extended) (with Placement) at Harper Adams University - UCAS