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University of South Wales

Veterinary Nursing

UCAS Code: N231

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


A level

C,D,D

To include an A Level in a biological science

Access to HE Diploma

D:3,M:24,P:18

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMP

In a relevant subject

UCAS Tariff

80

Applications to the course will be considered on an individual basis. Typical entry requirements are detailed below but if you don’t meet these criteria, then your work and life experience will be taken into consideration. Combinations of the qualifications below are acceptable and other qualifications not listed may also be acceptable.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

A*-D

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Whether you are already working in the industry and want to take the next step in your career, or you are just beginning your professional life, this course gives you a unique blend of academic study, work based learning and skills development. You will gain a practical nursing clinical competency based on an underpinning knowledge of veterinary nursing practice. This will enable you to pursue a career providing nursing care for sick and injured animals plus you will become eligible for entry onto the veterinary nurses ' register (subject to RCVS conditions).
The course is a theoretical and practical course, so you get lots of first hand experience of what you have learnt in the classroom. Experts from the field of animal care and veterinary nursing deliver guest lectures, and you will take part in discussion forums and group work. Assessment will be through group critiques, projects, portfolio of work, presentations, reports and external examinations. You will spend a minimum of 60 weeks (2,100 hours) in a registered veterinary training practice. Your time here will be subject to assessment and will contribute to completion of your professional nursing log.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£7,500
per year
EU
£7,500
per year
International
£12,300
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,500
per year
Scotland
£7,500
per year
Wales
£7,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Coleg Gwent (Usk)

Department:

Care Sciences

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