Tuition fees 2019/20

UK/EU Students commencing their studies from 2017/18 UK/EU undergraduate tuition fees are subject to government approval.  

The UK Government has now confirmed that EU students who begin their degrees in or before the academic year 2019-20 will still be eligible for home student fees and financial support throughout their full degree. In Scotland and England, this will continue for undergraduate and postgraduate students starting degrees in 2020/21. This will apply regardless of the outcome of Brexit, which is currently expected to happen by 31st October 2019. Announced May 2019. For in depth information please read latest guidance for students on post-Brexit rules and entitlements and FAQs for EU students and EEA/ Swiss students.

In future, the Government will provide sufficient notice for prospective EU students on fee arrangements ahead of the 2021/2022 academic year and subsequent years. These fees are not decided as yet.

Tuition Fees for Prospective UK, EU, International and Channel Islands students - 2020/21 Entry

Here is the full list of all our undergraduate courses and their associated fees for UK, EU, International and Channel Islands students commencing their courses in the 2020/21 academic year.

Please note that the fee charged for each year of your programme is likely to be subject to an annual increase as outlined in our Student Fees Policy. The tuition fees listed below therefore relate to study undertaken in the 2020/21 academic year only.

Undergraduate Courses UK and EU Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
Veterinary Gateway £9,250 n/a n/a
Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (5 year programme) £9,250 £36,060 £19,000
Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine Graduate Accelerated (4 year programme) £9,250 £36,060 £19,000
BSc Biological Science £9,250 £19,700 £10,500
BSc Biological Sciences (Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Ethics) £9,250 £19,700 £10,500
BSc Biological Sciences or BSc Bioveterinary Sciences with a Certificate in Work-Based Learning and Research £9,250 £19,700 £10,500
BSc Bioveterinary Sciences £9,250 £19,700 £10,500
Intercalated BSc Bioveterinary Sciences £9,250 £19,700 £10,500
Intercalated BSc Comparative Pathology £9,250 £19,700 £10,500
MSci - Applied programmes (Applied Biological Research, Applied Bioveterinary Research) £9,250 £19,700 £10,500
MSci - Non-Applied programmes (Biological Sciences, Bioveterinary Sciences, Wild Animal Biology) £9,250 £19,700 £10,500
BSc Veterinary Nursing  £9,250 £14,190 £10,500
Foundation Degree in Science Veterinary Nursing  £9,250 £14,190 £10,500
Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (15 credit modules)  £930 £1,150 £1,150
Graduate Diploma In Equine Locomotor Research (UK-based) £3,910* £4,150* £4,150*
Graduate Diploma In Equine Locomotor Research (US-based) n/a £5,090* £5,090*
PG Cert Clinical Veterinary Studies  n/a TBC n/a
PG Cert Clinical Veterinary Studies - RUSVM (2-5 Students) n/a TBC n/a
PG Cert Clinical Veterinary Studies - RUSVM (6-10 Students) n/a TBC n/a
Study Abroad - BSc Module n/a £4,930 n/a
Study Abroad - BSc Project n/a £10,020 n/a
Stem Summer Internship £4,370 £4,370 £4,370
 
* In advance of starting the main course, students on the Graduate Diploma Equine Locomotor Research (US & UK based) are required to successfully complete a bridging module on contemporary study skills for which there is an additional charge. For full costs, please see the course page UK based and US based.
For tuition fees cost for BSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security please contact The University of Hertfordshire.

Here is the full list of all our postgraduate taught courses and their associated Fees for Prospective UK, EU, International and Channel Islands students.

Postgraduate Taught Courses                                                UK and EU Fees International Fees

Island Fees (Channel 

Islands Isle of Man)

MSc Wild Animal Biology     £13,040 £25,800 £25,800
MSc Wild Animal Health £13,040 £25,800 £25,800
MSc One Health (full time) £11,970 £21,630 £21,630
MSc One Health (part time)

Yr1 £6,090

Yr2 £5,970

Yr1 £10,920

Yr2 £10,710

Yr1 £10,920

Yr2 £10,710

MSc Veterinary Epidemiology (full time) £10,470 £24,200 £24,200
MSc Veterinary Epidemiology (part time)

Yr1 £5,340

Yr2 £5,240

Yr1 £12,200

Yr2 £11,980

Yr1 £12,200

Yr2 £11,980

MSc Veterinary Education £10,240 £10,240 £10,240


Further info.

Tuition Fees for Existing UK, EU, International and Channel Islands undergraduate students - 2020/21

2020/21 tuition fees for continuing students already enrolled on an RVC programme.

Please note that the fee charged for each year of your programme is likely to be subject to an annual increase as outlined in our Student Fees Policy. The tuition fees listed below therefore relate to study undertaken in the 2020/21 academic year only.

UK and EU fees – programme started prior to 2012/13 UK and EU fees – programme started prior to 2017/18 UK and EU fees – programme started in or after 2017/18 International fees – programme started prior to 2016/17 International fees – programme started in or after 2016/17 Island Fees (Channel Islands and Isle of Man)
Course Mode Tuition Fee Tuition Fee Tuition Fee Tuition Fee Tuition Fee Tuition Fee
Veterinary Gateway FT £3,465 £9,000 £9,250 N/A N/A N/A
Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine FT £3,465 £9,000 £9,250 £30,440 £36,060 £19,000
Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine Graduate Accelerated FT £3,465 £9,000 £9,250 £30,440 £36,060 £19,000
BSc Biological Science FT £3,465 £9,000 £9,250 £16,820 £19,700 £10,500
BSc Biological Sciences(Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Ethics) FT £3,465 £9,000 £9,250 £16,820 £19,700 £10,500
BSc Biological Sciences or BSc Bioveterinary Sciences with a Certificate in Work-Based Learning and Research – fees for non-placement year FT £3,465 £9,000 £9,250 £16,820 £19,700 £10,500
BSc Biological Sciences or BSc Bioveterinary Sciences with a Certificate in Work-Based Learning and Research – fees for placement year FT £1,725 £1,850 2015-16 (and earlier) starters - £1,000 £1,850 £1,000  £1,850 £1,850
BSc Bioveterinary Sciences FT £3,465 £9,000 £9,250 £16,820 £19,700 £10,500
Intercalated BSc Bioveterinary Sciences FT £3,465 £9,000 £9,250 £16,820 £19,700 £10,500
Intercalated BSc Comparative Pathology FT £3,465 £9,000 £9,250 £16,820 £19,700 £10,500
MSci - Applied programmes, non-applied year (Applied Biological Research, Applied Bioveterinary Research) FT N/A £9,000 £9,250 £16,820 £19,700 £10,500
MSci - Applied programmes, applied year (Applied Biological Research, Applied Bioveterinary Research) FT N/A £1,850 2015-16 (and earlier) starters - £1,000 £1,850 £1,000  £1,850 £1,850
MSci - Non-Applied programmes (Biological Sciences, Bioveterinary Sciences, Wild Animal Biology) FT N/A £9,000 £9,250 £16,820 £19,700 £10,500
Foundation Degree in Science Veterinary Nursing FT £3,465 £9,000 £9,250 £14,190 £14,190 £10,500
BSc Veterinary Nursing FT £3,465 £9,000 £9,250 £14,190 £14,190 £10,500
Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (15 credit modules) - May 2018 & 2019 entrants & May 2020 entrants PT N/A N/A £930 N/A £1,150 £1,150
Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (10 Credit modules) - May 2016 & 2017 entrants PT N/A £555 N/A £680 £680 £680
Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (20 Credit modules) - May 2016 & 2017 entrants PT N/A £1,020 N/A £1,305 £1,305 £1,305
Graduate Diploma In Equine Locomotor Research (US-based) FT N/A £2,400* £2,400* N/A £2,400* £2,400*
* In advance of starting the main course, students on the Graduate Diploma Equine Locomotor Research (US & UK based) are required to successfully complete a bridging module on contemporary study skills for which there is an additional charge. For full costs, please see the course page UK based and US based.
For tuition fees cost for BSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security please contact The University of Hertfordshire.

Further info.

Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students

  • Tuition fees for the fourth year New regime (2016 onwards) of the MSci Applied Biological/Bioveterinary Research courses will be £1,850.
  • Tuition fees for the New regime(Pre-2016) fourth year of the MSci Applied Biological/Bioveterinary Research courses will be £1,000
  • Tuition Fees for New entrants (2016 onwards) students studying Sandwich/ Placement year will be £1,850  
  • Tuition Fees for Old regimeA  (Pre-2012) students studying Sandwich/ Placement year will be £1,725  
  • Tuition Fees for New regimeB (Pre-2016) students studying Sandwich/ Placement year will be £1,000
  • North American students are reminded that Sandwich/ Placement year programme does not confer eligibility for Federal Students Aid
A. Old regime  - Students who started their current course of study at a UK institution before September 2012 (2012/13 academic year)
B. New regime - Students who started their current course of study at a UK institution from September 2012 to September 2015 academic year
C. Old regime - Students who started their current course of study at a UK institution before September 2012 (2012/13 academic year) and who are studying an intercalated course in 2016/17 will be charged the old regime tuition fees of £3,465

The tabs below are for your specific course fees

All course fees are listed below.

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

UK/EU Tuition FeesInternational Fees

Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)

£9,250 £36,060 £19,000

 

Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

  • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link 
  • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
  • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here   

The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

  • Student membership of the British Veterinary Association for course duration
  • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
  • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
  • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
  • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

  • Specialist clothing and equipment c£600
  • Travel to AHEMS and EMS placements
  • Some AHEMS and EMS placements will also require students to pay for board and lodging
  • Travel to tracking rotations

Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

 

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine with an Intercalated Year

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

UK/EU Tuition FeesInternational Fees

Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)

£9,250 £36,080 £19,000

Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

  • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link 
  • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
  • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here

The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

  • Student membership of the British Veterinary Association for course duration
  • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
  • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
  • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
  • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

  • Specialist clothing and equipment c£600
  • Travel to AHEMS and EMS placements
  • Some AHEMS and EMS placements will also require students to pay for board and lodging
  • Travel to tracking rotations

Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

BSc Animal Biology, Behaviour, Welfare and Ethics

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

UK/EU Tuition FeesInternational Fees

Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)

£9,250 £19,700 £10,500

 

Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

  • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link 
  • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
  • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here

The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

  • Student affiliate membership of Royal Society of Biology for course duration
  • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
  • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
  • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
  • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

  • £16 Howie laboratory coat

Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

BSc Biological or Bioveterinary Sciences with a Certificate in Work-Based Learning and Research

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

UK/EU Tuition Fees

International Fees

Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)

£9,250 £19,700 £10,500

 

Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

  • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link 
  • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
  • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here

The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

  • Student affiliate membership of Royal Society of Biology for course duration
  • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
  • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
  • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
  • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

  • £16 Howie laboratory coat

Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

BSc Biological Sciences

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

UK/EU Tuition FeesInternational Fees

Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)

£9,250 £19,700 £10,500

 

Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

  • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link 
  • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
  • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here

The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

  • Student affiliate membership of Royal Society of Biology for course duration
  • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
  • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
  • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
  • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

  • £16 Howie laboratory coat

Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

BSc Bioveterinary Sciences

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

UK/EU Tuition FeesInternational Fees

Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)

£9,250

£19,700

£10,500

 

Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

  • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link 
  • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
  • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here

The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

  • Student affiliate membership of Royal Society of Biology for course duration
  • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
  • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
  • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
  • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

  • £16 Howie laboratory coat

Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

BSc Veterinary Nursing

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

UK/EU Tuition FeesInternational Fees

Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)

£9,250 £14,190 £10,500

 

Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

  • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link 
  • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
  • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here

The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

  • Student membership of the British Veterinary Nursing Association for course duration
  • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
  • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
  • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
  • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

  • Specialist clothing and equipment c£100
  • RCVS Student registration £190
  • Travel to placements
  • Placement accommodation

Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

    BVetMed Graduate Accelerated

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    UK/EU Tuition FeesInternational Fees

    Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)

    £9,250 £36,060 £19,000

    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

    • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link 
    • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
    • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here
    • BVetMed Graduate Accelerated UK and EU students are entitled to a variable means tested living cost loan and RVC bursary. Please see Maintenance Loan and RVC Bursary.
    • Please note  BVetMed Graduate Accelerated students are not eligible for tuition fee loans.

    The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

    • Student membership of the British Veterinary Association for course duration
    • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
    • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
    • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
    • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

    The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

    • Specialist clothing and equipment c£600
    • Travel to AHEMS and EMS placements
    • Some AHEMS and EMS placements will also require students to pay for board and lodging
    • Travel to tracking rotations

    Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

    CertAVP

     

    Tuition Fees

    £650 per module

    + £50 RVC registration fee (one off payment when you first enrol)

    = £3,950 for complete CertAVP

    Additional fees may be required if your 2 year module enrolment period needs extending.

    These fees are valid until 31st July 2020.

    You should also budget for registering on CPD courses that support CertAVP module learning outcomes.  You will be eligible for a 20% discount on RVC CPD courses, many of which do support a variety of CertAVP module learning outcomes.

    Please note there are also RCVS fees to be paid.

    Comparative Residencies

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2019/20 are as follows:

    UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
    £9,000 £26,080 £26,080

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
    £9,000 £27,380 £27,380


    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year.

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    For more information and the latest news affecting fees see Tuition Fees.

    Equine Internship

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2019/20 are as follows:

    UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
    £9,000 £26,080 £26,080

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
    £9,000 £27,380 £27,380


    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year.

    For more information and the latest news affecting fees see Tuition Fees.

    Equine Residency

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2019/20 are as follows:

    UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
    £9,000 £26,080 £26,080

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
    £9,000 £27,380 £27,380


    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year.

     

    For more information and the latest news affecting fees see Tuition Fees.

    Exotic Animal Internship

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2019/20 are as follows:

    UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
    £9,000 £26,080 £26,080

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
    £9,000 £27,380 £27,380


    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year.

    For more information and the latest news affecting fees see Tuition Fees.

    Exotic Animal Residency

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2019/20 are as follows:

    UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
    £9,000 £26,080 £26,080

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
    £9,000 £27,380 £27,380


    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year.


    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year.

     

    For more information and the latest news affecting fees see tuition fees.

    Foundation Degree in Science Veterinary Nursing

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    UK/EU Tuition FeesInternational Fees

    Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)

    £9,250 £14,190 £10,500

     

    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

    • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
    • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here

    The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

    • Student membership of the British Veterinary Nursing Association for course duration
    • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
    • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
    • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
    • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

    The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

    • Specialist clothing and equipment c£100
    • RCVS Student registration £190
    • Travel to placements
    • Placement accommodation

    Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

    Graduate Diploma in Equine Locomotor Research (GradDip ELR)

    How much does it cost?

    The course fee for section 1 is £1200. The course fee for section 2 is £4,800. The fees can be paid in instalments with the first instalment due before the day you enrol for the first part of the course. The second instalment is due before the day you enrol for the second section and the third instalment before the start of the second year.

    Graduate Diploma in Equine Locomotor Research (GradDip ELR) UK

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees below are for the full-length of the course for Grad Dip in ELR (UK-based) starting January 2020

    Course UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees
    Graduate Diploma ELR 3,910 4,150
    Contemporary Study Skills module 940 1,180
    UK Grad Dip ELR including CSS module 4,660 5,210


    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

    Graduate Diploma in Equine Locomotor Research (GradDip ELR) USA

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees below are for the full-length of the course for Grad Dip in ELR (US-based) starting January 2020

    Course UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees
    Graduate Diploma ELR 5,090 5,090
    Contemporary Study Skills module 1,430 1,430
    USA Grad Dip ELR including CSS module 6,520 6,520

    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

    Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Nursing

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    Our course fees are highly competitive. Over half of our learners are sponsored by their employer, while the remainder fund their own studies.

    The Graduate Diploma comprises the pre-requisite bridging short-course followed by three core modules and three (out of a choice of five) elective modules.

    If you complete the full programme of core and elective modules*:

    UK/EU tuition fees (2020 entry): £6,510
    International tuition fees (2020 entry): £8,050

    All RVC Vet Nursing alumni and staff are now entitled to a 20% discount on tuition fees 

    Modules are paid for on a module-by-module basis. Individual module costs stated below are for 2020 entry and are subject to annual increases in line with inflation.

     

    Module

    Credits

    Module type

    UK/EU

    International

    Contemporary Study Skills (pre-requisite bridging short-course)

    15

    Core

    £930

    £1,150

    Evidence-Based Veterinary Nursing

    15

    Core

    £930

    £1,150

    Problem Solving in Veterinary Physiology

    15

    Core

    £930

    £1,150

    Professional Studies

    15

    Core

    £930

    £1,150

    Anaesthesia and Analgesia

    15

    Elective

    £930

    £1,150

    Emergency and Critical Care Nursing (including Fluid Therapy)

    15

    Elective

    £930

    £1,150

    Surgical Nursing (including Wound Management)

    15

    Elective

    £930

    £1,150

    Diagnostic Imaging

    15

    Elective

    £930

    £1,150

    Medical Nursing

    15

    Elective

    £930

    £1,150

    *Total (seven modules)

    £6,510 £8,050

    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

     

    Intercalated BSc Bioveterinary Sciences

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    UK/EU Fees International Fees

    Island Fees (Channel

    Islands & Isle of Man)

    £9,250  £19,700 £10,500

    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

    • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link 
    • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
    • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here

    The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

    • Student affiliate membership of Royal Society of Biology for course duration
    • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
    • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
    • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
    • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

    The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

    • £16 Howie laboratory coat

    Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

    Intercalated BSc Comparative Pathology

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    UK/EU Tuition FeesInternational Fees

    Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)

    £9,250 £19,700 £10,500

     

    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

    • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link 
    • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
    • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here

    The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

    • Student affiliate membership of Royal Society of Biology for course duration
    • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
    • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
    • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
    • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

    The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

    • £16 Howie laboratory coat

    Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

    Livestock Health and Production

    The tuition fees below are for students commencing the course in 2019/20 and are effective from 1 March 2019 until 28 February 2020

    Photo by Marc Schulte
    Photo by Marc Schulte

    Fees are subject to annual review and may be paid in one of two ways:  

    Option 1

    On registration, a single payment covering the registration fee and all module fees:  

    • Total MSc degree: £14,125
    • Total Postgraduate Diploma: £8,400
    • Total Postgraduate Certificate: £4,400

    The total fee incorporates a discount for payment in advance.  

    Option 2

    Pay the registration fee, plus the fee for each module you take in your first year. Then, in subsequent years, you pay the fee for each new module you take.  

    • MSc registration fee: £1,860
    • Postgraduate Diploma registration fee: £1,400
    • Postgraduate Certificate registration fee: £920
    • Fee per module: £1,860

    College staff / alumni discount

    Royal Veterinary College staff members and alumni will receive a bursary of 20% off fees for these distance-learning programmes (excluding resit fees).  Please contact the Course Administrator for further information.

    Individual modules

    The cost of registering for an individual module is:

    • 240-hour: £2.025
    • 50-hour: £745
    • 35-hour: £560

    Master of Research (MRes)

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2019/20 are as follows:

    MRes UK/EU International 
    Full-time one year  £4327 £24,081
    Part-time two years  £2163.50 £12,040.50

     

    The tuition fees for students on the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    MRes UK/EU International 
    Full-time one year TBA £25,280
    Part-time two years  TBA £12,640

     

    In addition to tuition fees applicants may be expected to contribute to the running costs of a project. The sums required  will vary between projects and you are advised to contact the the Graduate School or the supervisor of the project you are interested in for further information before making an application.

    We welcome applications from students in receipt of scholarships from their governments or other bodies or from self-funded students able to support their studies.

    International Students please see funding options for international students.

    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

    MSc Wild Animal Biology

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    Wild Animal Biology UK/EU International
    MSc £13,040 £25,800

    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

    MSc Wild Animal Health

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    Wild Animal Health UK/EU International
    MSc £13,040  £25,800


    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

    MSci Applied Biological Research

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    UK/EU  International

    Island Fees (Channel

    Islands & Isle of Man

    £9,250  £19,700 £10,500

    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

    • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link 
    • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
    • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here

    The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

    • Student affiliate membership of Royal Society of Biology for course duration
    • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
    • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
    • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
    • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

    The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

    • £16 Howie laboratory coat

    Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

    MSci Applied Bioveterinary Research

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    UK/EU  International

    Island Fees (Channel

    Islands & Isle of Man)

    £9,250  £19,700 £10,500

    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

    • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link 
    • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
    • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here

    The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

    • Student affiliate membership of Royal Society of Biology for course duration
    • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
    • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
    • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
    • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

    The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

    • £16 Howie laboratory coat

    Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

    MSci Biological Sciences

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    UK/EU  International

    Island Fees (Channel

    Islands & Isle of Man

    £9,250  £19,700 £10,500
     

    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

    • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link
    • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
    • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here

    The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

    • Student affiliate membership of Royal Society of Biology for course duration
    • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
    • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
    • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
    • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

    The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

    • £16 Howie laboratory coat

    Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

    MSci Bioveterinary Sciences

    Tuition Fees

    The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

    UK/EU Fees International Fees

    Island Fees (Channel

    Islands & Isle of Man)

    £9,250  £19,700 £10,500

    Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

    • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link
    • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
    • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here

    The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

    • Student affiliate membership of Royal Society of Biology for course duration
    • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
    • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
    • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
    • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

    The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

    • £16 Howie laboratory coat

    Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

      MSci Wild Animal Biology

      Tuition Fees

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

      UK/EU Fees International Fees

      Island Fees (Channel

      Islands & Isle of Man)

      £9,250  £19,700 £10,500

      Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

      • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link 
      • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
      • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here

      The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

      • Student affiliate membership of Royal Society of Biology for course duration
      • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
      • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
      • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
      • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

      The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

      • £16 Howie laboratory coat

      Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

      One Health: ecosystems, humans and animals

      Tuition Fees

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

      One Health UK/EU International 
      MSc full time £11,970 £21,630
      MSc part time £6,090 £10,920


      Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

      PhD Studentships

      Tuition Fees

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2019/20 are as follows:

      Course UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees

      PhD 

        £4,327 £24,081

       

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

      Course UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees

      PhD

        TBA £25,280

       

      Part-time Study

      If you would like to know the fees for part-time study, please contact the Graduate school at researchdegrees@rvc.ac.uk

       

      Funded scholarships

      The College offers about 10-25 fully funded scholarships a year for UK and EU Students funded from charities, research councils like the BBSRC, and College Funds. This means that your tuition fees are paid and that you receive a stipend to cover living expenses. Stipends are paid monthly in arrears.

      Along with course fees, self-funded students will also need to cover

      1. bench fees: the amount will vary considerably depending on the nature of the project.
      2. living costs: it is currently estimated that a single student will need at least £15,000 per year to cover accommodation and personal maintenance expenses whilst studying in or near to London. When applying for a visa UKBA will require proof that you can support yourself.

       

      Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

      Postgraduate Certificate in Veterinary Clinical Studies

      Tuition Fees

      The tuition fees for students commencing course in 2020/21 are £36,520.

      If you qualify as a UK/EU student for this postgraduate course, a bursary of £8,000 may be available.

      Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

      Production Animal Internship

      Tuition Fees

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2019/20 are as follows:

      UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
      £9,000 £26,080 £26,080

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

      UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
      £9,000 £27,380 £27,380


      Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year.

      Production Animal Residency

      Tuition Fees

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2019/20 are as follows:

      UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
      £9,000 £26,080 £26,080

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

      UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
      £9,000 £27,380 £27,380


      Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year.

      Professional Doctorate

      Tuition Fees

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2019/20 are as follows:

      Course UK/EU  International 
      VetD (per annum, part time) £2,160 £12,040.00 

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

      Course UK/EU  International 
      VetD (per annum, part time) TBA £12,640.00 


      Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

      Small Animal Internship

      Tuition Fees

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2019/20 are as follows:

      UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
      £9,000 £26,080 £26,080

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

      UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
      £9,000 £27,380 £27,380

      Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

      Small Animal Residencies

      Tuition Fees

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2019/20 are as follows:

      UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
      £9,000 £26,080 £26,080

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

      UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
      £9,000 £27,380 £27,380


      Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year.

      Veterinary Education

      Tuition Fees

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

      Course Prior qualification needed Minimum study period Maximum study period Course structure Notional study time Credits

      2020/21 
      Fees

      PG Certificate University degree OR equivalent educational experience acceptable to the University of London 1 year 2 years 2 compulsory modules 600 hours 60

      £3,410

      PG Diploma PG Certificate in Higher Education or FHEA/APEL accreditation 1 year 3 years 4 optional modules 600 hours 60 £3,410
      MSc PG Diploma in Veterinary Education 1 year 2 years Research project plus 1 compulsory module 600 hours 60 £3,410
      MSc Total        

      £10,240

      (£9,220*)

      *a 10% discount is applied if fees for the full programme are paid in advance. 

      Discounts are available for organisations who sponsor four or more participants.

      The College offers self-funded students the option to pay in three instalments. Please check here for details.

      The appropriate procedures for payment of fees, collection of fees, withdrawals and calculation of refunds are included within the full Tuition Fee Policy document. 

      The UK government postgraduate student loan is not normally available to those enrolling on a part-time Master’s degree course. 

      Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

      Veterinary Epidemiology

      Tuition Fees

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

      Veterinary Epidemiology UK/EU International
      MSc full-time £10,470 £24,200
      MSc part-time £5,340 £12,200


      Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

      Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health

      The tuition fees below are for students commencing the course in 2019/20 and are effective from 1 March 2019 until 28 February 2020.

      Photo by Jalal Ajmal

      Fees are subject to annual review and may be paid in one of two ways:  

      Option 1

      On registration, a single payment covering the registration fee and all module fees:  

      • Total MSc degree: £14,125
      • Total Postgraduate Diploma: £8,400
      • Total Postgraduate Certificate: £4,400

      The total fee incorporates a discount for payment in advance.  

      Option 2

      Pay the registration fee, plus the fee for each module you take in your first year. Then, in subsequent years, you pay the fee for each new module you take.  

      • MSc registration fee: £1,860
      • Postgraduate Diploma registration fee: £1,400
      • Postgraduate Certificate registration fee: £920
      • Fee per module: £1,860

      College staff / alumni discount

      Royal Veterinary College staff members and alumni will receive a bursary of 20% off fees for these distance-learning programmes (excluding resit fees).  Please contact the Course Administrator for further information.

      Individual modules

      The cost of registering for an individual module is:

      • 240-hour: £2,025
      • 50-hour: £745
      • 35-hour: £560

      Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

      Veterinary Gateway

      Tuition Fees

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2019/20 are as follows:

      UK Tuition Fees
      £9,250

       

      Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year, please be aware of this when making your calculations and planning how much money you will require.

      • For Sandwich/ Placement year fees for UK, EU and international students see link
      • Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who wish to undertake full-time study at the RVC are required to pay the international fee for their programme of study (please see Fee status section).
      • Information on Fees & Funding for existing students can be found here

      The following course-related costs are included in the fees:

      • Student membership of the British Veterinary Association for course duration
      • Access to books and journals essential to your course (print and digital)
      • Open access and bookable IT equipment such as PCs and laptops
      • Largely paperless curriculum plus £10 p.a. printing allowance
      • Annual membership of College gym (both campuses)

      The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

      • Specialist clothing and equipment c£600
      • Travel to AHEMS and EMS placements
      • Some AHEMS and EMS placements will also require students to pay for board and lodging
      • Travel to tracking rotations

      Accommodation and living costs are not included in the fees. Our Housing Advice pages provide further information on College and private housing. 

      Zoo Health Management and Wildlife Population Health

      Tuition Fees

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2019/20 are as follows:

      UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
      £9,000 £26,080 £26,080

      The tuition fees for students commencing the course in 2020/21 are as follows:

      UK/EU Tuition Fees International Fees Island Fees (Channel Islands & Isle of Man)
      £9,000 £27,380 £27,380


      Tuition fee amounts are subject to increase each academic year.

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