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Veterinary Nursing Foundation Degree

Askham Bryan College
3 years
Full time
Foundation / Pathway program

Program description

Foundation degree in Veterinary Nursing

The Veterinary Nursing foundation degree programme is taught by Askham Bryan College's Department of Animal Management.

This course is designed for students seeking employment within the fields of veterinary nursing and the animal health industry. As part of the foundation Veterinary Nursing programme students will also obtain the RCVS professional nursing qualification.

Core modules of this Veternary Nursing course include:

  • veterinary Nursing
  • first Aid, Anatomy
  • physiology
  • animal Health
  • equine health and disease
  • wildlife care
  • large animal management

The Veternary Nursing course lasts for three years and is structured to include vocational placement so that students experience 70-weeks working with registered veterinary practices to gain hands-on experience.

Upon successful completion of the Veterinary Nursing programme students can pursue employment in teh fields of veterinary nursing, the pharmaceutical industry, and animal health and welfare industries.

Admission requirements

Students wishing to study Veterinary Nursing Foundation must meet the following entry requirements:

  • a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above which must include English language, one science subject and mathematics,
  • 140 UCAS points with at least two subjects studied at A level and a pass in at least one science subject at A2 level or MPP from a National Diploma in Animal Management with a merit achieved in certain specific modules,
  • evidence of at least 8 weeks planned vocational placement within a RCVS-registered Training Practice.

About school

Askham Bryan College

Askham Bryan College is one of the UK's foremost land-based colleges and provides education and training at all levels from introductory courses for school leavers right up to honours degrees. The college, previously Yorkshire Institute of Agriculture, was founded in 1948...

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Contact info

Askham Bryan College

Askham Fields Lane
YO23 3FR York
United Kingdom

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