The Royal Veterinary College is the largest and longest-established vet school in the English-speaking world and is a college of the University of London.

The College offers undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programmes in veterinary medicine and veterinary nursing and is ranked in the top 10 universities nationally for biosciences.

RVC produces world-class research and provides support for the veterinary profession through its referral hospitals, including the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals, Europe's largest small animal hospital.

As one of the world's leading specialist veterinary and biological science research institutions, the RVC brings together talented individuals; all of whom share a passion for human and animal health and welfare.

  • We offer undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programmes in veterinary medicine and veterinary nursing and are ranked in the top ten universities nationally for the biosciences
  • We are the only vet school in the world to hold full accreditation from AVMA, EAEVE, RCVS, AVBC and the Society of Biology
  • As a research-led institution, we are ranked as the top vet school in the Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science unit of the most recent Research Assessment Exercise, with 55% of academics producing world-class and internationally excellent research
  • The College provides support for veterinary and related professions through our three referral hospitals, including the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals, Europe's largest small animal referral hospital.

Our programmes are of international appeal and attract students who go on to become practicing veterinarians, research scientists, veterinary nurses and leaders in industry and government.

The College owns and manages the London BioScience Innovation Centre; which was London's first centre for early stage life science companies. This puts the College at the heart of biotechnology and other biomedical research in London and opens doors for research collaboration.   

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