251–300 th
World University Rankings 2021
59 th
Impact Rankings 2020
=43 rd
Young University Rankings 2016
Stag Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, United Kingdom

Veterinary Biosciences with Foundation Year - University of Surrey

**Why choose this course** Our forward-thinking School of Veterinary Medicine and School of Biosciences and Medicine have strong links within the profession and a growing reputation for world-leading research. You’ll benefit from state-of-the-art facilities, including our new Innovation for Health Learning Laboratory and our £45m School of Veterinary Medicine building, which has its own Veterinary Clinical Skills Centre and one of Europe’s largest and most sophisticated veterinary pathology centres. Our course has been accredited by the Royal Society of Biology and it ranked 4th in the UK for overall satisfaction in animal science in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018. **What you will study** Our unique BSc Veterinary Biosciences course offers specialist training in the biology and research which forms the basis for veterinary science and its associated disciplines. Our extensive network of partners in clinical practice, industry and research will offer you exceptional learning opportunities, enabling you to explore all aspects of veterinary science, including animal nutrition, veterinary public health and wildlife. You’ll graduate equipped for a diverse range of careers in the veterinary profession, including biosciences research, diagnostics, vaccine development, animal welfare and nutrition, animal infectious diseases, food safety and veterinary ecology. **Foundation year** The BSc Veterinary Biosciences with foundation has an additional year of study designed to support your transition on to latter years of the course. You will study full-time for one year at foundation level, and after successfully completing it you will be ready to move on to the next three years of the course. The structure of the foundation year will provide you with a mix of subject-specific content in biology, chemistry and mathematics as well as academic skills development, providing you with an excellent grounding for your studies. This qualification is subject to approval. This means that it has received initial agreement from the University and is currently undergoing a detailed final approval exercise, through the University’s quality assurance processes.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-01
  • Location
    Stag Hill,GuildfordUnited Kingdom