Nottingham Trent University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Veterinary Nursing Science (top-up)

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Course summary

This course is designed to provide FdSc Veterinary Nursing graduates and experienced veterinary nurses the opportunity to develop their academic qualification to the level of an honours degree. You’ll be introduced to the concepts of critical thinking and reflection on the knowledge and experience you have gained in prior learning. You’ll study the effects of global disease on animal health and welfare, rehabilitation strategies, and anaesthetic techniques. Having developed your skills as a veterinary nurse on an FdSc Veterinary Nursing course, this top-up degree will increase the depth of your knowledge in both first and second opinion practices. It will also increase awareness of issues relating to global veterinary medicine and the importance of evidence-based evaluation. You will acquire greater knowledge and experience in the:

  • analysis of animal disease in the UK and abroad
  • critical care and rehabilitation in second opinion practices
  • critical evaluation of the management of medical and surgical cases.
You will also gain the knowledge and skills needed to undertake a clinical coach role.

Course details

Modules

Year One

  • Animal Rehabilitation Therapies
  • Advanced Anaesthesia Techniques
  • Global Animal Disease
  • Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Evidence Based Veterinary Nursing Project (equivalent to a dissertation)
Full module descriptions and details can be found on the course page on the NTU website.

Assessment method

Coursework (83%), practical (17%)


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
53D1
Institution code:
N91
Campus name:
Brackenhurst Campus
Campus code:
3

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry Requirements: To have successfully completed the FdSc Veterinary Nursing degree; or to have completed a 240 credit Foundation Degree; or to have completed a Level Five qualification. Be a registered veterinary nurse (you will need to be registered with the RCVS prior to enrolment).

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Tuition fees for 2023 entry are yet to be confirmed. As a guide and to enable you to plan your finances, the fees for Home undergraduate students for 2022 are £9250. The current expectation is that the University may increase this for future and subsequent years of study in line with inflation and as specified by the Government.
Veterinary Nursing Science (top-up) at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS