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    Posted 4 July 2004

    If you want to work in the veterinary industry but fear disappointing A-Level results may not allow you direct access to veterinary school, Harper Adams University College has the answer. We offer BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Science, a four-year sandwich degree ideal for entry into veterinary-related careers.

    With a choice of modules such as Animal Medicines, Veterinary Epidemiology, and Animal Disease Sciences, this course will equip you for a bright career in the veterinary pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries. And the grounding provided by the course in both science and applied animal studies will also open up opportunities in areas such as research and animal welfare.

    A year-long paid industrial placement will help you put theory into practice, tackling real-world situations and problems. You will have the opportunity to undertake an honours research project, a practical investigation which incorporates hands-on animal experience and can be tailored to your particular area of interest, whether that be large or companion animals.

    State-of-the-art teaching facilities include a £3million learning centre and a new purpose-built molecular diagnostics laboratory. The campus incorporates a working farm (with all major classes of farm animals) and a Companion Animal Centre. The quality of teaching at Harper Adams earned it second place in league tables in The Times Good University Guide 2005, ahead of 100 British universities, including Cambridge and Oxford.

    Harper Adams is located just outside Newport, in the midst of the Shropshire countryside, yet has excellent transport links, being just 15 minutes drive from Telford, and 45 minutes from Birmingham. The single-site campus is safe and secure and accommodation is guaranteed for all first year students.

    For further information, details of entry requirements, a prospectus or to arrange a visit, call Admissions on 01952 815000 (e-mail or contact course tutor Dr Margaret Parry on 01952 815212 (e-mail

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