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University Centre West Anglia

Veterinary Nursing and Applied Animal Behaviour

UCAS Code: D391

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


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To include at least one A-level in a biological science at grade C or above, or equivalent level 3 qualification (30 level 3 grades at merit grade are required). Applicants must also have a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C (4 points) or above, to include English and maths and one science subject. Interview may be required.

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About this course


Course option

4years

Full-time | 2019

You must have a genuine interest in animal health and welfare. You must be keen to learn how to provide expert nursing care for domestic animals as well as education and support for their owners and should have a clear understanding of the range of practical work required. Ideally, you will have experienced this throughout time spent in a veterinary surgery (preferably via work experience) as well as locations such as wildlife parks, pet shops, animal charities, farms, kennels and catteries. You should be a good communicator and enjoy teamwork. This four year programme combines the practical training and work experience required for you to become an RCVS registered veterinary nurse, alongside a broader programme of study for a full Bachelor of Science with honours degree. As a student, you will receive a thorough training in scientific theory and principles with a particular emphasis on the study of animal behaviour and animal welfare.

Modules

The course content for you as an individual will vary depending on their choice of designate modules within the pathway. Module delivery is divided between the College of West Anglia (Cambridge) campus located just outside Cambridge at Milton and the Anglia Ruskin University (Cambridge) campus in the Cambridge city centre, plus work placement at RCVS approved veterinary training practices. The academic year at both CWA and ARU is divided into trimester delivery.

Tuition fees

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England
£8,490
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Northern Ireland
£8,490
per year
Scotland
£8,490
per year
Wales
£8,490
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Cambridge Campus

Department:

Equine Studies and Animal Care

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