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Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, BVM/BVS with BVMedSc

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months


Veterinary Medicine and Surgery course at University of Nottingham is open  to UK, EU and international students who have a passion for entering the veterinary profession. You will study basic veterinary sciences and clinical subjects, delivered progressively in a clinically integrated programme. Meaning you always see the clinical relevance of what you are learning. 


You will be provided with the knowledge, and the intellectual, practical and professional skills to fulfil the demands required of you to succeed and develop as an accomplished veterinary professional. You will be equipped with a thorough preparation in all aspects of basic, applied and clinical veterinary science, together with an ability for deductive thought, problem solving and research.

At the end of year three you will graduate with the Bachelor of Veterinary Medical Sciences (BVMedSci), and at the end of year five you will graduate with both the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) and Bachelor of Veterinary Surgery (BVS) degrees.

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Studying for a degree at The University of Nottingham will provide you with the type of skills and experiences that will prove invaluable in any career, whichever direction you decide to take. Throughout your time with us, our  Careers and Employability Service can work with you to improve your employability skills even further; assisting with job or course applications, searching for appropriate work experience placements and hosting events to bring you closer to a wide range of prospective employers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Veterinary Musculoskeletal System 
  • Veterinary Cardiorespiratory System 
  • Lymphoreticular Cell Biology 
  • Veterinary Neuroscience 
  • Animal Health and Welfare 
  • Veterinary Personal and Professional Skills 
  • Veterinary Gastrointestinal System 
  • Veterinary Endocrine and Integument Systems 
  • Veterinary Reproduction 
  • Veterinary Urinary System 
  • Veterinary Research Project
  • Veterinary Public Health 
  • Principles of Clinical Veterinary Science
  • Clinical and Professional Skills

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.

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General Requirements

  • A-levels: Grade A in chemistry and biology (or human biology) - a pass is required in science practical tests, if assessed separately. Grade B in a third subject (excluding citizenship studies, critical thinking, general studies and global perspectives).
  • GCSEs: Minimum of five GCSEs at grade 7 (A) to include biology and chemistry (or double science or core science, additional science, further additional science) and one of physics or maths. Minimum of grade 6 (B) in English language and maths.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31230 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31230 GBP per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


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