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Equine and Veterinary Bioscience, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Equine and Veterinary Bioscience degree offered at Aberystwyth University means studying the science of the horse in such a way as to provide you with the underpinning veterinary medicine and scientific theory of this magnificent animal.
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Overview

Equine and Veterinary Bioscience degree offered at Aberystwyth University includes how nutrition, welfare, anatomy and physiology as well as understanding diseases, their diagnosis and control. It does not provide recognised training for those wishing to practise as a veterinary surgeon but may provide graduates with a suitable pathway to a veterinary medicine degree programme.

Employability

What opportunities are there for me?

Our alumni are currently in these following fields:

  • Research Scientist;
  • Working at nutrition companies;
  • Pharmaceuticals;
  • Progression to MSc and PhD postgraduate study.

Studying Equine science, you will develop specialist skills including:

  • Ability to evaluate the physiological needs of a range of species in health and disease, with a special emphasis on the horse.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Animal Biology 
  • Applied Genetics
  • Biochemistry And The Cellular Basis Of Life
  • Disease Diagnosis And Control
  • Equine Anatomy And Physiology
  • Equine Exercise Physiology
  • Equine Study Tour
  • Microbial Diversity 
  • Study And Communication Skills 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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General Requirements

A Levels BBB-ABB with B in Biology or Human Biology

GCSE requirements (grade C min):English or Welsh, Mathematics and a Science subject

BTEC National Diploma: DDD

International Students

International Baccalaureate:32 points overall with 5 points in Biology or Chemistry at Higher Level

European Baccalaureate:70-75% overall with 75% in a science subject

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15200 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Aberystwyth

  • 700 - 1300 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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