78 th
World University Rankings 2019
91-100 th
World Reputation Rankings 2015
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European Teaching Rankings 2019
Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, Avon, BS8 1TH, United Kingdom

Veterinary Nursing and Companion Animal Behaviour

Bristol is pleased to offer this exciting degree. The unique combination of veterinary nursing and companion animal behaviour opens up an inspiring range of careers within the world of veterinary science. Career options include working as a veterinary nurse with a clinical animal behaviour qualification in general practice, through to opportunities in the field of behaviour and welfare for animal charities, or in the commercial sector. The degree allows entry into the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Register of Veterinary Nurses and fulfils both the academic and level one practical requirement for certification as a clinical animal behaviourist (CCAB) by the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour*, the only independent accreditation body for the profession in the UK. You will be a qualified veterinary nurse with the specialist knowledge and practical skills needed for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of problematic behaviours in companion animals. In addition, you’ll have the day-one skills and competencies required for entry into the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons’ register of veterinary nurses. You will develop your interest in science through studying subjects such as anatomical science and understanding body function. This knowledge will enhance and inform your clinical veterinary nursing education and equip you well for employment. Our students benefit from a wide range of clinical environments, experiencing both first-opinion and referral veterinary practices within a 50-mile radius of the Bristol Veterinary School. *This is course is new for 2018 entry and our CCAB accreditation is pending. Please contact the Bristol Veterinary School for up to date information.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,BristolUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • International Year 1 £22,300
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £10,750