University of Chester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Bioveterinary Science (including Foundation Year)

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Course summary

The Bioveterinary Science degree at the University of Chester will prepare you for a range of careers related to animal healthcare but primarily it will focus on teaching the diverse skills required to work in pathology laboratories that support the veterinary profession. It will also provide you with the advanced skills and knowledge required to offer technical assistance and research to the animal healthcare industry. Teaching takes place at the Parkgate Road campus. Foundation Year courses have been designed for students who do not have the necessary academic qualifications needed to enter directly into the first year of a degree but who have the ability and commitment to do so.

Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

Assessments are designed to encourage both academic skills and workplace skills. They include a combination of coursework and end-of-module examinations. Coursework includes essays and reports, data processing and presentations. The examinations may take the form of multiple-choice papers, essays, practical assessments and data handling questions.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D304
Institution code:
C55
Campus name:
Chester
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A Level General Studies accepted; Welsh Baccalaureate accepted alongside A Levels/BTEC/OCRs


Unistats information

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66%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

All students (except Internationals) on this programme will be eligible for a £500 cash bursary – only at level 3/Foundation Year. The tuition fee for the subsequent years of study on the full-time undergraduate degree will be charged at the undergraduate degree fee level. This fee is currently £9,250 a year for students starting in 2019 but this is subject to annual inflationary rises in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index.
Bioveterinary Science (including Foundation Year) at University of Chester - UCAS