Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary science is a complex and advanced field, requiring a relatively long and demanding period of study in order to become a qualified practitioner. Much like human medical care, veterinary science is competitive and demanding, yet also highly regarded.
If you study veterinary science, you will cover many of the same topics found on a medical degree, but with a focus on animals instead of humans. Course modules may include anatomy, animal behavior, animal husbandry, cell biology, nutrition, physiology, genetics, epidemiology, pharmacology, infectious diseases, pathology, parasitology and public health. You may also have the opportunity to study veterinary science modules which are less scientific but all part of the preparation for veterinary careers, including communication skills, law and ethics, business management and others.

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Common Degree/Major Names

BVMS/MB/BVetMed
Veterinary Medicine
BSc
Veterinary Nursing
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Useful Skills

Aiming High
Analytical
Attention to Detail
Empathy
Leadership
Listening
Practical (working with your hands)
Problem Solving
Speaking (Verbal Communication)
Staying Motivated / Working Hard
Staying Positive (Resilience)
Teamwork
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Institution
Country
Campus Type
Size
Education Model
Selectivity
University of Florida
USA
Rural Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Purdue University-Main Campus
USA
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Tier one research institution in the U.S. Many opportunities for undergraduate research.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Cambridge
UK
City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted) - Generally 7,7,6 at HL and may be subject specific
Syracuse University
USA
City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
We offer both liberal arts and pre-professional programs of study, with a flexible curriculum.
Selective (25-50% admitted) Rates of admission vary by intended program of study
Rutgers University
USA
Urban City, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
We are a large, state, research university. Our offerings include liberal arts and professional schools such as Business, Engineering, Performing and Visual Arts, Pharmacy, etc.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Bristol
UK
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single and joint honours degrees, offering a mixture of large lectures and small class teaching, with extensive practical components in relevant degrees (e.g. engineering)
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Southern California (USC)
USA
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Liberal Arts Foundation with Subject Focus
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Johns Hopkins University
USA
City Island Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Hopkins is a research university with a liberal arts curriculum.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted) - We are looking for students who have taken a challenging course of study and who have succeeded.
University of Edinburgh
Scotland - UK
Urban City, City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single and joint honours degrees, often with the opportunity to study additional outside modules.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
USA
City Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science with a Research Focus
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Surrey
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single subject focus primarily
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
Michigan State University
USA
City Island Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts with a heavy emphasis on research
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
University of Glasgow
UK
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Major in 3 subjects in Year 1 in Arts, Sciences & Social Sciences giving exceptional honours choice.
Selective (25-50% admitted). Competitive entry subjects are more selective.
New York University
USA, UAE, China
City Island Campus, City Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts, 230+ areas of study
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
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