Foundation to Human and Animal Health Professions (Veterinary Science) (Year 0) BVSc

Course Overview - Foundation to Human and Animal Health Professions (Veterinary Science) (Year 0) BVSc

This year 0 programme gives progression to the single honours Veterinary Science programme.

The University of Liverpool, in collaboration with local FE partners, has developed a Year Zero foundation programme for Home/EU students that leads to access onto a variety of vocational Health Studies programmes:

Veterinary Science

Students seeking entry to Medicine, Dentistry ot Veterinary Science, will study at Carmel College, St Helens.

Please note that application to this programme is through UCAS (see course codes below), w...

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Course Information

Study Mode



6 Years

Start Date



Main Site

Course Address
The Foundation Building
Brownlow Hill
L69 7ZX

Application Details

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Institution Code


Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

Applicants currently studying for Scottish Highers will not be considered

Access to HE Diploma

Mature students who have recently studied an access course (that is not eligible for direct entry) or have work- related qualifications will be considered. Consideration will be given to extenuating circumstances that warrant candidates applying with more recent qualifications on a case-by-case basis.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Applicants currently studying for International Baccalaureate will not be considered

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

Students currently studying BTEC level 3 will not be considered; BTEC level 2 will not be accepted in lieu of GCSE

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

Applicants currently studying for Irish Leaving Certificate will not be considered

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE Grade 6 (B) to include Maths, English Language or Literature single Science to include Biology and /or Chemistry or (dual combined science). Will consider a single sitting GCSE resit. (Think the single sitting GCSE resit has been misunderstood.

Scottish Advanced Higher

Applicants currently studying for Scottish Advanced Highers will not be considered

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


A level

This programme is designed for mature students who have typically been out of formal education for some time or who have taken non-traditional qualifications. Please note that we will not consider A-Level students or School Leavers. However, consideration may be given to candidates who studied some time ago. In order to give all applicants an equal opportunity, applicants who have been rejected following an interview will not normally be considered again. Applicants with a previous degree but do not meet criteria for direct entry to the degree programme will be considered if they are returning to education following a break

T Level

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