United Kingdom

Aberystwyth University

301–400 th
Arts & humanities 2018
301–350 th
World University Rankings 2018
Reception, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

Aberystwyth University

Veterinary Biosciences

Veterinary Biosciences is a course dedicated to the biology underpinning veterinary medicine. On this course, you will explore the biology of farm animals, horses, and companion animals. You will study in a Top 4 UK University and 1st in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS, 2016). You will be taught by veterinary surgeons and world-class veterinary scientists. We have an established collaboration with the Wales Veterinary Science Centre and other organisations allows you to understand the wider veterinary field.The department has over 100ha of farmland, including lowland and upland sheep farms, a 500 cow dairy herd, intensive and extensive beef production systems, an equine centre.Learn and Live in an exceptional environment where you will have marine, moorland, mountain, grassland and coast right on your doorstep. You will be a student in a department that has fantastic modern laboratories, dissection rooms and microscopy suites on campus. On this course, students will complete practicals involving molecular, cellular, anatomical and behavioural aspects of veterinary health. During the three years of this course, you will study topics such as the anatomy and physiology of domestic animals, animal handling, genetics and related diseases, microbiology, biochemistry of life, domestic animal nutrition, treat and diseases of cat, dog and exotic pets, animal behaviour and welfare to name a few. We also offer students the option to explore areas such as Equine and large stock animals. If you're interested in enhancing your career prospects after graduation, then our sister course BSc Veterinary Biosciences with integrated year in industry (D907) will be of interest to you. Our sister course is identical to this course D906, however you will have an additional year to undertake a paid or unpaid work experience placement in an industry that relative to this degree. This degree programme will also provide a suitable pathway to a veterinary medicine course, with other exciting career options including veterinary laboratory diagnostician, nutritionist or animal health researcher.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-24
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),Aberystwyth
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £14,750