General Regulations for Study and Awards 

Assessment & Award Regulations for 2022/23 (PDF) will be available prior to the start the academic year.

The Assessment & Award Regulations (AARs) for some modular courses are split into 3 different documents (Parts).

  • Part 1 = Assessment Regulations (how you pass the year / progress to the next stage)
  • Part 2 = Award Maps (the description of the pathways through the course)
  • Part 3 = Module Assessment Weightings (breakdown of the module assessments and how they are weighted)

Biological Sciences BSc/MSci (and Intercalated) & BSc Comparative Pathology

BSc/MSci Year 1 - 4 - (Level 4 - 7) Part 1 Assessment Regulations

Part 1: BSc/MSci Year 1 - 4 

Part 1: BSc/MSci Year 1 - 4 with Placement year

BSc/MSci Year 1-4 (Level 4 -7) Part 2 Award Maps 

Part 2: BSc Biological Sciences Animal Biology, Behaviour, Welfare and Ethics
Part 2: BSc/MSci Applied Biological Research
Part 2: BSc/MSci Applied Bioveterinary Research
Part 2: BSc/MSci Biological Sciences

Part 2: MSci Wild Animal Biology

Part 2 BSc/MSci Biological Sciences (Wildlife Health Sciences)
Part 2: BSc Comparative Pathology
Part 2: Intercalated BSc Bioveterinary Sciences

Part 2: BSc Animal Biology, Behaviour, Welfare and Ethics (ABBWE) with Placement Year

Part 2: BSc/MSci Applied Biological Research with Placement Year

Part 2: BSc/MSci Applied Bioveterinary Research with Placement Year

Part 2: BSc/MSci Biological Sciences with Placement Year

Part 2: BSc/MSci Bioveterinary Sciences with Placement Year

Part 2: BSc/MSci Biological Sciences (Wildlife Health Sciences) with Placement Year

BSc/MSci Year 1 - 4 (Level 4 - 7) - Part 3 Module Assessment Weightings 

Part 3: BSc/MSci Year 1
Part 3: BSc/MSci Year 2
Part 3: BSc/MSci Year 3
Part 3: MSci Year 4

Part 3: Level 6 Stage 3 (Placement Year)

Veterinary Nursing

FdSc & BSc in Veterinary Nursing

BSc/FdSc VN Year 1
BSc/FdSc VN Year 2
BSc/FdSc VN Year 3
BSc VN Year 4

Graduate Certificate & Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Nursing - applicable to intake commencing in 2023

Grad Cert & PG Cert AVN - Part 1 Assessment Regulations
Grad Cert AVN - Part 2 Award Map
PG Cert AVN - Part 2 Award Map
Grad Cert & PG Cert AVN - Part 3 Assessment Weightings


Veterinary Surgery

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVetMed)

BVetMed Gateway - Part 1 Assessment Regulations
BVetMed Gateway - Part 2 Award Map
BVetMed Gateway - Part 3 Module Assessment Weightings
BVetMed Graduate Entry
BVetMed Year 1
BVetMed Year 2
BVetMed Year 3
BVetMed Year 4
BVet Med Year 4/5 Part 1 Rotation February 2023 Intake

BVetMed Year 5 Part 2
BVetMed Year 5 Part 3
BVetMed Honours Points
BSc (Hons) Animal Health and Disease

Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc)

BVSc Year 1:

Progression Rules for BVSc Years 1 and 2 (item 4.4 here)

Basic assessment information for each module:

VE10120 - Professional Studies & Evidence Based Medicine

VE10220 - Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Locomotor and Skin systems (year 1)

VE10320 - Principles of Science

VE10430 - Animal Husbandry

VE10520 - Alimentary, endocrine and urogenital systems (year 1)

VE10610 - Neurology, ophthalmology and special senses

Actual detail of the assessments will be held in Aberystwyth University's Virtual Learning Environment and only visible to registered students.

BVSc Year 2: 

Progression Rules for BVSc Years 1 and 2 (item 4.4 here)

Basic assessment information for each module:

VE20120 - Principles of Veterinary Practice & Evidence Based Medicine (year 2)

VE20220 - Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Locomotor Systems (year 2)

VE20340 - Principles of Science (year 2)

VE20430 - Alimentary, endocrine and urogenital systems (year 2)

VE20510 - Population Medicine & Veterinary Public Health

BVSc Year 3: tbc

BVSc Year 4: tbc

BVSc Year 5: tbc


Masters Courses


MSc Module Regulations

MSc - Part 1 Assessment Regulations

MSc - Part 2 Award Maps:
Part 2: One Health
Part 2: Vet Ed
Part 2: Vet Epi
Part 2: WAB&WAH

MSc - Part 3 Module Assessment Weightings

MSc Grade Conversions for Joint Courses and Other Designations
MVetMed
PGCert in Veterinary Clinical Studies
PGDip in Veterinary Clinical Practice

CertAVP

MRes
Prof Doc in Veterinary Practice (VetD)
University of London Worldwide - Livestock Health and Production & Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health 2022

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