The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is the UK's top school accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), as ranked by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. We have invested more than £100 million on the development of our Easter Bush campus, including a £42 million state-of-the-art teaching facility. Our programmes are fully accredited, allowing graduates to practise in the UK, EU, North America, Australasia and beyond. National student data shows 92 per cent of our students are satisfied with the programme quality and 93 per cent gain employment within six months of graduating. (Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) 2015). 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. 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. The graduate entry programme (GEP) is a four-year programme which allows graduates with a relevant first degree in a biological or animal science subject to attain a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (BVM&S) degree and register as a veterinary surgeon.