Bioveterinary Science with Foundation Year at Keele University - UCAS

Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Bioveterinary Science with Foundation Year

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Course summary

Foundation Year Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year. This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele. International Students For International Students, Foundation Years are delivered through our dedicated on-campus provider, Keele University International College. Applications for International Foundation Years are also handled by KUIC; please do not apply via UCAS as the University will not be able to process your application and you may still be charged the UCAS application fee. To find out more and to apply for an International Foundation Year, visit Bioveterinary Science Our contemporary curriculum will provide you with the core knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to the study of animal biology, pathology, diagnostics, and infectious diseases and their control. Building on your knowledge of animal physiology, anatomy, biochemistry and molecular cell biology, you will explore a broad range of bioveterinary issues facing society and discover how scientific research is addressing these problems. Throughout the programme you will develop a deep understanding of communicable and non-communicable diseases of major animal species, including wildlife, livestock, birds, and companion and display animals. You will also examine a range of routine tests available in veterinary diagnostics laboratories, how these are applied in the screening, diagnosis and monitoring of select diseases, and how this relates to the underlying pathophysiology and treatment of disease. Why choose this course?

  • Focus on the applications of core bioscience subjects to animal health, disease and diagnostics
  • Study a core laboratory programme delivered in state-of-the-art laboratories with a wide range of final year research projects
  • Our innovative and relevant assessments are designed to foster creativity, leadership and self-reflection
  • Hone your communication skills by presenting your research findings in the context of a realistic research conference experience
  • Our Applied Life Sciences Placement could include research and development at a partner institute or a placement within veterinary diagnostic laboratories
About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

Please note, our fees for 2024 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2023 entry fees are detailed on our course pages, and a summary is available on our website:
Bioveterinary Science with Foundation Year at Keele University - UCAS