Students are introduced to the processes surrounding animal health including life histories of pathogens and parasites, infection and immunity, preventative measures, diagnosis, and treatments. There is the opportunity to study these issues in a range of animal species, including exotic, companion, livestock and wild animals, as well as in humans.
Students also have the option of a field trip in their final year as part of the optional 'Overseas Field Course' module. This will provide the opportunity to do research in a novel environment and to study local plants and animals. Destinations may vary, but have previously included the cloud forests of Ecuador, the Mankwe Wildlife Reserve in South Africa, and Peniche in Portugal.
This BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Science degree at University of Lincoln aims to prepare graduates for a range of careers in animal-related professions. These include roles in research and development, technical support, and sales of animal pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and nutrition products, as well as in animal health, laboratory diagnostics, toxicology, forensics, wildlife parks, and zoos. Many students continue to study at Master’s and PhD level, and some go on to veterinary medicine.
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- Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of Animals
- Health and Disease
- Behaviour and Welfare
- Research Methods for the Life Sciences
- Animal Health and Disease
- Data Skills for the Life Sciences
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- 36 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- GCE Advanced Levels: BBB, to include a grade B in Biology or Chemistry.
- International Baccalaureate: 30 points overall to include Higher Level grade 5 in Biology or Chemistry.
- BTEC Extended Diploma in Animal Management/Applied Science*: Distinction, Distinction, Merit.
- *not all modules are accepted. Please contact our Admissions team for further information (email@example.com).
- BTEC Diploma Applied Science acceptable with other qualifications. Please contact our Admissions team for further information (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 120 UCAS Tariff points, including 40 points from 15 credits in Biology or Chemistry.
- Applicants will also need at least three GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, which must include English, Maths and Science. Equivalent Level 2 qualifications may also be considered.
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International15900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15900 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
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