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Veterinary Nursing, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
This Veterinary Nursing course at Warwickshire College is an excellent opportunity for students wishing to qualify as a RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) whilst studying a Level 6 higher education qualification. Your studies will combine academic study and occupational competence and the course is recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).
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Students in the Veterinary Nursing course at Warwickshire College study a total of 18 modules over the normal four year duration of the full time course. Six modules are studied at each of Levels 4, 5 and 6.

Career progression

  • A degree in Veterinary Nursing can be the means to 'unlock the door' to a range of career opportunities such as veterinary nurse, veterinary practice manager, veterinary lecturer, or to a related career in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Progression to post-graduate qualifications include MBA, MSc and teaching courses such as PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education) and CertEd (Certificate in Education).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Study Skills, Employability and T-shaped
  • Applied Animal Anatomy and Physiology

  • Introductory Veterinary Nursing

  • Operations of a Veterinary Practice

  • Introductory Animal Welfare, Breeding, and Nutrition

  • Principles and Practice of Diagnostics

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Applicants will be expected to have at least 104 UCAS points which may be derived from a Level 3 qualification in a related subject or A Levels including one Science subject, ideally Biology. 
  • Applicants will also need five GCSEs at grade 4 or above (or equivalent) including English Language, Science and Mathematics to fulfill RCVS entry requirements. It is essential that you have an up-to-date Tetanus vaccination before the course commences.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11450 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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