Veterinary medicine at Edinburgh mixes the best traditions with award-winning, progressive teaching. Our outstanding hospitals and teaching facilities provide an excellent environment to develop your practical and clinical skills. The five-year Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (BVM&S) programme will prepare you for many aspects of the veterinary profession. We offer many opportunities to take part in biological research as part of our vibrant research community. You will learn valuable communication, team-building and management skills and keep a personal and professional development portfolio throughout the BVM&S programme to record elements of study in the professional and clinical skills course. In addition to clinical training, the programme provides an excellent foundation for a career in fields such as academia, research or industry. We’re consistently ranked one of the top veterinary schools. We’re 1st in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2018 and the Times 2018 veterinary subject league tables. We’re 4th in the world in the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017 and 8th in the world in the QS World University Ranking by subject 2017. We are accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC), the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC), and the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE) meaning our graduates can expect career opportunities worldwide. Our Easter Bush Campus has the largest concentration of animal science expertise in Europe, which offers you the benefit of clinical expertise on-site.