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Access to Higher Education: Veterinary Science and Zoology

Cantrbury college main entrance

Course overview

This course is designed to give you the skills, knowledge, and confidence you need to progress onto a degree in Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Science, Veterinary Nursing or any other animal-related subject such as zoology or animal behaviour.

The course prepares people without traditional entry qualifications and those who have been out of education for a period of time to study at university.

Course information

The units in the course will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to access a degree in Veterinary Science.

Topics you will cover include:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Animal health and animal welfare legislation
  • Animal husbandry
  • Animal nursing
  • Academic writing and study skills

The course comprises of the minimum 15 credits in Biology and Chemistry that many universities require students to achieve to be successful in applying for Veterinary Science programmes.