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 and postgraduate programmes in veterinary medicine, veterinary nursing, and biological sciences; and CPD programmes in veterinary medicine and veterinary nursing.

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.

  • The RVC has been ranked as the world’s number one veterinary school in the prestigious QS World University Rankings 2019.
  • Veterinary medicine courses are accredited by AVMA, EAEVE, RCVS and AVBC, veterinary nursing courses are accredited by ACOVENE and RCVS, and biological sciences courses are accredited by the Royal Society of Biology.
  • 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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