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.
- Animal Rehabilitation Therapies
- Advanced Anaesthesia Techniques
- Global Animal Disease
- Advanced Nursing Practice
- Evidence Based Veterinary Nursing Project (equivalent to a dissertation)
Coursework (83%), practical (17%)
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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- Brackenhurst Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|