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Extended Degree Veterinary Bioscience (with access to Veterinary Medicine)

Key information

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Level of study

Undergraduate

UCAS code

XD01
Institution code: H12

Duration

6 years (full-time) including a one-year work placement.

Start date

September 2022

Location

Harper Adams University campus (and location of work placement)

This pathway is limited to a maximum of 10 candidates per annum. The equal consideration deadline for this course is October 15th. After this date, the university reserves the right to close the course without warning, once sufficient applications have been received.

Extended degree programmes are a means of accessing degree study should you not meet the entry requirements for honours degree programmes. The Extended Degree Veterinary Bioscience (with Access to Veterinary Medicine) is designed to help you progress to the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery at the Harper and Keele Veterinary School through the study of subjects relevant to animals and which prepare you for university study.

This programme is specifically designed to allow students to address a deficit in both the vocational skills and traditional science subjects required to move forward to study veterinary medicine.

You will be assessed at the end of your preparatory year to determine whether you meet the criteria to progress into the vet school. To do so, you must achieve a minimum 70% pass during the preparatory year and pass a Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) assessment.

Students who fail to meet the Veterinary Medicine route criteria will still have options to progress onto the BSc or BSc Honours Veterinary Bioscience degrees at Harper Adams providing they meet the respective pass thresholds of 40% and 65% respectively.

Entry requirements

This programme is targeted at those with limited vocational experience but with academic potential, therefore Students require six passes (grade C / 4 or above) at GCSE level, including Maths, English Language and a science subject along with three A-Levels at BBB or equivalent. Additionally, students must be at least 17½ years of age at the time of registration.

Progression

To transfer to Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery students need to pass the preparatory year with a minimum of 70% average marks and satisfy additional Veterinary School entry requirements, including passing the MMI assessment which will be undertaken during the preparatory year

Course fees

The latest fees for this course can be found in our fees and funding section. You will also find course related costs, specific to this course in this area.

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Contacts

For course related enquiries please contact:

Admissions
Telephone: +44 (0)1952 815 000
Email: admissions@harper-adams.ac.uk

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