To apply for our Biological Sciences programmes please visit UCAS online. The institution code for the RVC is RVET R84. The course codes for the different programme routes are shown in the table below:

Programme Code
BSc Biological Sciences C100
BSc Biological Sciences with a Certificate in Work-Based Learning and Research C101
MSci Biological Sciences C102
MSci Applied Biological Research C103
BSc Animal Biology, Behaviour, Welfare and Ethics D390
BSc Biological Sciences (Wildlife Health Sciences) C301
MSci Biological Sciences (Wildlife Health Sciences) C302
BSc Bioveterinary Sciences D300
BSc Bioveterinary Sciences with a Certificate in Work-Based Learning and Research D301
MSci Bioveterinary Sciences D302
MSci Applied Bioveterinary Research D303
MSci Wild Animal Biology
(No new applications being accepted)

Deadline: 15 January for September entry. We may still be able to consider applications received after this date, however we cannot guarantee this. Please contact the Admissions Office if you wish to apply after this date.

International and EU students may find the international information on the UCAS website helpful. Applications are welcome from applicants who wish to defer entry until after a gap year.

UCAS Extra

If you have applied through UCAS and are not holding any offers for whatever reason, you may be able to use UCAS Extra. UCAS Extra allows you to apply for any courses with vacancies from mid-February until early July. Any RVC vacancies in UCAS Extra will be listed on the UCAS website.

Please note: it is not possible to transfer to the BVetMed course part-way through one of our Biological Sciences courses. Graduates from RVC Biological Sciences courses are eligible to apply for the Graduate Accelerated BVetMed, subject to meeting the published entry criteria.

Date Comments
5 September Applications can be submitted through the UCAS website.
15 October (18.00 GMT) Deadline for submitting your application to UCAS if also applying for conventional entry into veterinary medicine degrees (e.g. courses with code D100, D101).
November  The Biosciences Open Day is held for anyone interested in the course. This event may be held virtually in light of the pandemic. Please see our Open Day website page for further details and to book a place. .
15 January (18.00 GMT) Deadline for submitting on-time applications to UCAS, but we encourage earlier submissions.
Mid-February UCAS Extra opens. See UCAS website for RVC vacancies.
End of March Decisions will be made throughout the cycle but all applicants who have applied by the 15 January deadline should find out whether or not their application has been successful by the end of March
Late spring Accommodation information sent to all applicants who have accepted offers as Firm, or who are still to respond.



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