Veterinary Medicine Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Harper Adams University 88% 0% 10% £9250 £11250 113 Newport On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 99% 0% 15% £9250 £26500 158 Nottingham On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 99% 0% 15% £9250 £33250 158 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 93% 0% 1% £146250 £146250 215 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 93% 0% 1% £46250 £146250 £162500 215 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Royal Veterinary College University of London 60% 0% 10% £9250 £36060 145 London On campus Full-time
Royal Veterinary College University of London 60% 0% 10% £9250 £36060 145 London On campus Full-time
Royal Veterinary College University of London 60% 0% 10% £9250 £36060 145 London On campus Full-time
Royal Veterinary College University of London 51% 0% 2% £9250 £20090 126 London On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 72% 0% 12% £9250 £15900 142 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 88% 0% 1% £9250 £32000 172 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 88% 0% 1% £9250 £32000 175 Bristol On campus Full-time
Royal Veterinary College University of London 88% 0% 1% £9250 £36060 175 London On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 88% 0% 0% £9250 £24700 187 Bristol On campus Full-time
Hartpury University and Hartpury College 80% 1% 5% £9250 £13000 111 Gloucester On campus Full-time
Royal Veterinary College University of London 49% 0% 3% £9250 £20090 126 London On campus Full-time
Hartpury University and Hartpury College 80% 1% 5% £9250 £13000 111 Gloucester On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Nottingham On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 99% 0% 0% £9250 - 147 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Harper and Keele Veterinary School - - - £9250 £33000 - Newcastle-under-Lyme On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 88% 0% 1% - - 208 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 88% 0% 1% £9250 - 208 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Surrey 100% 0% 1% - - 168 Guildford On campus Full-time
University of Cambridge 60% 0% 10% - - 145 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Reaseheath College 38% - 20% £9250 £12000 - Nantwich On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 38% - 20% - - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
University of Stirling 38% - 20% - - - Stirling On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 51% 0% 2% - - 126 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Royal Veterinary College University of London 72% 0% 12% £9250 - 142 London On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Bishop Burton College - - 10% £9250 - - Beverley On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 63% 5% 5% - - 160 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Chester 56% 0% 0% £9250 - 144 Chester On campus Full-time
University of Chester 56% 0% 0% £9250 - 144 Chester On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
87 /100
851 students of Veterinary Medicine in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Veterinary Medicine

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £31000 £33000 £36500
25-75 percentile range £29000 - £32500 £28000 - £37000 £27500 - £41500

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £30741 £33145 £37089
25-75 percentile range £29041 - £32612 £28216 - £37355 £27789 - £41825

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Veterinary Medicine

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Veterinary Medicine who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Veterinary Medicine

  • Veterinary Practices
  • Animal Hospitals
  • Government Departments
  • Zoos
  • Animal Welfare Charities
  • Wildlife Conservation Organisations
  • Universities
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • The Armed Forces

Specialisations within Veterinary Medicine

  • Surgery
  • Anaesthesia
  • Animal Welfare
  • Behaviour
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Laboratory Animal Medicine
  • Microbiology
  • Nutrition
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Poultry Veterinarians
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Radiology
  • Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Theriogenology
  • Toxicology
  • Zoological Medicine

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Veterinary Medicine who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Veterinary Medicine (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Veterinary Medicine at The University of Nottingham

96%
1% Animal care and control services
1% Elementary occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Veterinary Medicine

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Veterinary Medicine studies:
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery - BVetMS
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, Bachelor of Veterinary Surgery - BVMBVS
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery - BVMS
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine - BVetMed
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Master of Biosciences - MBio
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science - BVSc
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - DVetMed
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Science - BVMSci
  • Bachelor of Medicine - MB
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Foundation Certificate - FDCert

Veterinary Medicine and Science at University of Surrey received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 79 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Veterinary Medicine was £31000 15 months after graduation, £33000 3 years after graduation and £36500 5 years after graduation.