Course: BSc Bioveterinary Science

Department: Animal Management

Type: Degree

Duration: Three years

The Programme

The programme provides a sound scientific knowledge base of animals and livestock production systems that underpins a thorough understanding of the applied aspects of animal science. Emphasis is placed on the integration of applied knowledge and skills providing hands-on experience with companion, farm and exotic animals. Students will practice a wide range of laboratory techniques required by the animal science industry.

What You Study

  • Animal anatomy and physiology
  • Health and nutrition
  • Animal biology
  • Practical husbandry
  • Research methods
  • Cellular processes and biochemistry
  • Reproduction and breeding management
  • Laboratory and veterinary diagnostic techniques
  • Molecular biology
  • Immunology and disease processes
  • Animal welfare and legislation
  • Dissertation.

How To Apply

Application is through UCAS using code D422.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of 80 UCAS points at A-Level, a Level 3 Extended Diploma at MMP or equivalent qualification. They must also have GCSE English at grade C or above, or an equivalent qualification.

Life experience of mature students will be taken into account when considering applications. The successful completion of an entry task may be required when considering applications without the required formal entry qualifications.

Eleanor Foster

BSc Bioveterinary Science

Eleanor's upbringing on a farm led to a keen interest in animals. Following completion of the BSc Applied Animal Science course, Eleanor went on to become an Assistant Veternary Practice Coordinary.