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BVetMed 5 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Veterinary sciences
Student score
Not Available
% employed or in further study
99% LOW
Average graduate salary
£28.3k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

Biology and Chemistry.

Scottish Highers

Biology and Chemistry.

Scottish Advanced Highers

Grades AA-AB required. Highers also required. Biology and Chemistry.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

Diplomas in Animal Management and Applied Science considered. Specific units with Distinctions required.

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136-144 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

At the RVC we are uniquely dedicated to veterinary science and education, and share your passion for animal welfare. The RVC has the, currently unique, distinction of being the only veterinary school in the world to hold full accreditation from The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) The European Association of Establishments of Veterinary Education (EAEVE) The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) The Australasian Veterinary Boards Council Inc (AVBC)


Years 1 and 2: basic veterinary sciences; animal health and handling; animal husbandry extramural studies. Years 3 and 4: clinical science; clinical skills; research project; intra mural rotations; clinical extra mural studies. Year 5: practical skills; problem based learning.

Royal Veterinary College, University of London

College motto

As one of the world's leading specialist veterinary institutions, the Royal Veterinary College brings together many talented individuals sharing a passion for science, human and animal health and welfare. Our broad range of programmes is of international appeal and attracts students who go on to become practising veterinarians, scientists, nurses and industry leaders.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement

Year 1


Year 2


Year 3


Year 4


Year 5

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams

Year 1


Year 2


Year 3


Year 4


Year 5

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction Not Available
Student score Not Available

Sorry, not enough students have taken this subject here before, so we aren't able to show you any information.


Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
15% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
75% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
15% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
483 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
3% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 99% LOW
Average graduate salary £28.3k MED
Graduates who are health professionals


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Some encouraging stats for would-be vets! Most graduates get jobs – as vets – on graduation and starting salaries are much higher than average. From time to time, there are concerns that there are shortages of vets in some parts of the country, or in certain areas - not many graduates go on to academic research, for example - but the UK is currently producing a few hundred graduate vets every year. Not surprisingly, they work in mainly rural areas, and are much less likely than most other graduates to work in London.
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