Veterinary Science (Royal Veterinary College - RVC) BVSc

Course Overview - Veterinary Science (Royal Veterinary College - RVC) BVSc

**PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS COURSE IS RUN JOINTLY WITH THE ROYAL VETERINARY COLLEGE (RVC) AND APPLICATIONS MUST BE MADE VIA THE UCAS RVC COURSE LISTING**
**Any enquiries regarding the course content should be directed to vetssat@aber.ac.uk / 01970 621646 and enquiries about the admissions procedure should be directed to aberbvsc@rvc.ac.uk**

This degree is being offered in partnership with Aberystwyth University and the first two years of study will take place at Aberystwyth. Applications must be made to, and will be processed by, the RVC. Interviews will be held in Aberyst...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

5 Years

Start Date

17/09/2024

Campus

Main Site (Aberystwyth)

Course Address
Penglais Campus
Penglais Road
Aberystwyth
SY23 3DD

Application Details

Course Code

D105

Institution Code

A40

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

See 'Scottish Advanced Higher'.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15

Diplomas must be Science based and include a minimum of 15 Level 3 credits in Biology at Distinction and 15 Level 3 credits in Chemistry at Distinction. You must achieve at least Merit in all other graded Level 3 credits.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

666 at Higher Level including: Biology; Chemistry; A third subject of your choice. Our standard offer is based on specific subject-grade requirements, rather than a total points score. Where candidates have not taken GCSE’s or an equivalent qualification prior to the IB, they will need a minimum of grade 5 in: SL Mathematics: Analysis and approaches SL English A Lang-Lit (or grade 6 in English B) and must also demonstrate competency in Physics. Mathematics: Applications and interpretation cannot be accepted in lieu of Mathematics: Analysis and approaches.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D*D*D*

The following Level 3 Extended Diplomas are accepted with specific unit requirements (see the website for details): Pearson 'Applied Science' or 'Applied Science (Biomedical Science)'; Pearson 'Animal Management'; City & Guilds 'Animal Management (Science)'.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H1,H1,H2,H2,H2,H2

including Biology and Chemistry. H1 required in one of these sciences. If not included in the above, O3 is required in: English; Mathematics; Physics* * where Physics is not available at Leaving Cert level, we'll consider a high grade in Junior Cert Science.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

(Only in addition to other qualifications). A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 7 (A) including: Combined Science OR Biology and Chemistry or Science and Additional Science. with at least a grade 6 (B) in: English Language OR Welsh Language (with grade 4 in

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,A

In Biology and Chemistry. in addition to 5 Highers at AAAAB grades including: Biology; Chemistry; and at least National 5 grade B in: Physics; English; Mathematics. Contextual Offers: Offers of AB in Biology and Chemistry will be made to those meeting certain Widening Participation (WP) criteria. No separate application is required but care leavers should submit proof from the relevant local authority once they have applied.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,D3,D3

in three Principal Subjects: Biology; Chemistry; A third subject of your choice.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

A

Applicants who achieve the Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate with grade A will be accepted with two A Levels: Biology at grade A; Chemistry at grade A. Contextual Offers: Offers of ABB (with an A in Biology or Chemistry) will be made to those meeting certain Widening Participation (WP) criteria. No separate application is required but care leavers should submit proof from the relevant local authority once they have applied.

A level

A,A,A

Biology at grade A; Chemistry at grade A; A third subject of your choice at grade A (excluding General Studies). We also require a 'pass' in the science practical for each subject, where taking the English curriculum. A* grades are not required and predictions for A* will not give advantage at selection or offer stage over applicants predicted A. There is no third subject which is preferred by selectors or gives any special advantage in the selection process. Science and non-science subjects are treated equally for the third subject. Contextual Offers: Offers of ABB (with an A in Biology or Chemistry) will be made to those meeting certain Widening Participation (WP) criteria. No separate application is required but care leavers should submit proof from the relevant local authority once they have applied.

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