Veterinary Medicine Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Veterinary Science: Accelerated Graduate Entry BVSc University of Bristol - 3% 0% £9250 £36300 180 Bristol On campus Full-time
Veterinary Medicine and Surgery including a Preliminary Year BVMBVS The University of Nottingham 99% 0% 0% £9250 £27200 154 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Veterinary Science BVSc University of Bristol - 3% 1% £9250 £36300 179 Bristol On campus Full-time
Veterinary Medicine (Graduate Entry) BVMS The University of Edinburgh - 5% 1% £35200 £35200 213 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Veterinary Medicine BVMS The University of Edinburgh 90% 5% 0% £9250 £35200 213 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Veterinary Medicine and Surgery BVMBVS The University of Nottingham 99% 0% 0% £9250 £34000 159 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Gateway to Veterinary Science BVSc University of Bristol - 3% 0% £9250 £29300 180 Bristol On campus Full-time
Bioveterinary Science BSc (Hons) University of Chester 74% 0% 15% £9250 - 133 Chester On campus Full-time
Veterinary Medicine and Surgery including a Gateway Year BVMBVS The University of Nottingham 99% 0% 0% £9250 - 119 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Bioveterinary Science (including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) University of Chester 67% 0% 0% £9250 - 78 Chester On campus Full-time
Foundation to Human and Animal Health Professions (Veterinary Science) (Year 0) BVSc University of Liverpool 96% 3% 1% - - 184 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Veterinary Medicine and Science BVMSci University of Surrey 92% 0% 1% - - 172 Guildford On campus Full-time
Veterinary Medicine (Graduates Only) BVMS University of Glasgow 96% 5% 0% - - 213 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Bioveterinary Science BSc (Hons) University of Liverpool 67% 0% 10% - - 167 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Veterinary Science BVSc University of Liverpool 96% 3% 1% - - 184 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Veterinary Medicine MB University of Cambridge - 0% 0% - - 194 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Veterinary Science MSc (Res) University of Bristol - - - £4565 £24600 - Bristol On campus Full-time
Veterinary Bioscience (+ Foundation year): Harper and Keele Veterinary School Pathway BVetMS Harper Adams University - - - £9250 - - Newport On campus Full-time
Clinical Veterinary Sciences MSc (Res) The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine DVetMed The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Veterinary Medicine BVMS University of Glasgow - - - - - - Glasgow On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
71 /100
1274 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for 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 £32000 £33713 £36861
25-75 percentile range £30000 - £35000 £28759 - £37759 £28314 - £41885

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £33205 £34549 £38047
25-75 percentile range £30081 - £35155 £29518 - £38267 £29398 - £42623

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.

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

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

Example below based on all graduates of Veterinary Medicine at University of Liverpool

97% Elementary occupations
1% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
1% Customer service occupations

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Veterinary Medicine

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Veterinary Medicine, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Veterinary Medicine is the study of the observation, diagnosis and treatment of illness, disease or damage through direct interaction with non-human patients.

The median salary of graduates of Veterinary Medicine was £32000 15 months after graduation, £33713 3 years after graduation and £36861 5 years after graduation.

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