What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Biology and Chemistry.
Chemistry and Biology.
(Biology or Chemistry).
Must have Chemistry and Biology one of which must be at Higher Level (Grade 5) plus Maths or Physics at Standard Level (Grade 5)
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers64%
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.
Tuition fee & financial support£1,820
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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VETERINARY BIOSCIENCES: - Veterinary biosciences is a biological sciences programme designed to provide students with a strong understanding of the key elements that underpin all modern biological sciences, with a major focus on the biology of health and disease in animals. The programme is taught and delivered by leading expert life scientists and veterinary clinicians. The School of Veterinary Medicine was ranked 7th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2015) and one of the best in the UK for quality of veterinary research (REF 2014).
Years 1 and 2: chemistry; biology; animal husbandry; comparative biomedical sciences such as anatomy and physiology; biomolecular; a wide choice of related subjects. Years 3 and 4: pathological sciences; the principles and effect of drug action; scientific methods; statistics; population medicine; epidemiology; animal welfare, ethics and legislation; research project.
Glasgow is one of the UK's oldest, most prestigious seats of learning with an international reputation for academic excellence. Choose from more than 800 courses across four colleges. We're based in the cosmopolitan west end, in historical buildings with up-to-the-minute facilities. There are two student unions, Glasgow University and Queen Margaret Unions, offering a full social calendar.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4|
- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
What are graduates doing after six months?
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