• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

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.

 Career

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 research and development, technical support and sales of animal pharmaceuticals, vaccine and nutrition products, as well as in animal health, laboratory diagnostics, toxicology, forensics, wildlife parks, and zoos. Many continue their study at MSc and PhD level, and some go on to study veterinary medicine.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 years (4 years if taken with the optional sandwich year)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cell Biology 

  • Comparative Form and Function in Animals 
  • Genetics 
  • Health & Disease 
  • Integrative Biochemistry
  • Research Methods for Life Scientists 
  • Vertebrate Physiology 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    58

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General Requirements

  • GCE Advanced Levels: BBB, to include a grade B in Biology or Chemistry. Practical elements must be passed.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15900 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Lincoln

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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