Undergraduate* Open Day:

The RVC’s Open Day at the Hertfordshire Campus, is taking place on Saturday 11th May 2024, is an all-encompassing, immersive, and informative event for prospective students, parents/guardians and advisors. This annual event is the largest and most popular on-campus event in the RVC calendar. The day will offer in-depth introductory presentations and the opportunity to speak with lead academics and RVC students from the three pathways, Biological Sciences, Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Nursing. There are a multitude of activities throughout the day, such as campus tours, behind the scenes access to hospital facilities, the chance to undertake hands-on clinical skills, learn about student life from passionate and approachable Student Ambassadors, rare access to Boltons Park Farm and also accommodation viewings. To ensure that all of your questions are answered throughout the day, RVC staff such as Learning & Wellbeing, Admissions and Accommodation professionals will be on-hand to share their insight through informal conversations. This access-all-areas Open Day offers the opportunity for you to envision what being an RVC student is like; to help you decide whether the RVC is your best fit.

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*Undergraduate Courses featured at our Undergraduate Open Day:

BSc Biological Sciences (UCAS Code C100), BSc Bioveterinary Sciences (UCAS Code D300), BSc Biological/Bioveterinary Sciences with a Certificate in Work-Based Learning (UCAS Code C101/D301), BSc Animal Biology, Behaviour, Welfare and Ethics)(UCAS code D390), BSc Biological Sciences (Wildlife Health Sciences)(UCAS code C301), MSci Biological Sciences (UCAS code C102), MSci Bioveterinary Sciences (UCAS code D302), MSci Applied Biological Research (UCAS code C103), MSci Applied Bioveterinary Research (UCAS code D303) & MSci Biological Sciences (Wildlife Health Sciences)(UCAS code C302). All of these programmes are intended for students interested in Animal Science at the interface between the basic biological sciences and clinical practice, and prepares graduates for a wide variety of post-graduate careers related to the animal biological sciences and animal welfare.

The five-year BVetMed degree course (UCAS code D100), the five-year BVSc degree course (UCAS code D105), the four-year Graduate Accelerated BVetMed degree (UCAS code D102) and the six-year combined BVetMed/BSc course (UCAS Code D101), all lead to a degree qualification entitling the holder to practise as a veterinary surgeon. The six-year course is designed for students with a keen interest in science as well as veterinary medicine, and graduates are awarded a BSc degree before completing the BVetMed. 

The Veterinary Gateway course (UCAS Code D190) is a one-year course available to students from non-selective schools who are members of the Widening Participation cohort. Successful completion leads to a place on the five-year BVetMed degree course.

The three-year Foundation Degree Veterinary Nursing (UCAS Code D310), and the four year BSc Veterinary Nursing (UCAS Code D313), both provide a strong practical training in essential nursing skills. Staff will be available to give advice and guidance on veterinary nursing and other careers involving working with animals.

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