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Hartpury University BSc Bioveterinary Science
Hartpury University

BSc Bioveterinary Science

Gloucester, United Kingdom

3 Years


Full time, Part time

31 Aug 2024

23 Sep 2024

GBP 16,500 / per year



BSc Bioveterinary Science

There has been a boom in the veterinary and animal-related industries within the last few years. The amount of money spent on animals and the number of careers working with animals have both increased over the last few years.

This challenging and exciting degree offers a blend of modules relating to the study of animal health, disease, management and the treatment of sick animals. You will cover a wider range of diseases in equine species, companion, production, laboratory and wild animals. Aspects such as the basic biology of animals and the diseases they can acquire will be studied as will the treatment and management of the animals. You will also look at the appropriate management of an animal’s nutrition, breeding and see how modern technologies are being applied to the field of animal health.

You will gain theoretical skills related to the study of diseases and animal health as well as a diverse experience of practical techniques and experience of handling a range of animal species.

The degree aims to equip you with the necessary skills needed to succeed in various fields associated with veterinary science, animal nutrition, animal health, breeding technologies, animal care and within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. You will also be able to confidently progress on to postgraduate study and research within the veterinary and Animal Science fields.

Studying at Hartpury

This programme has a range of core modules. A range of optional subjects will also be offered to you, enabling you to tailor your degree to your own areas of interest. Subjects as diverse as Anatomy and Physiology, Animal Genetics, Ethics and Welfare, Pharmacology, Animal Psychology, Animal Production and Equine Therapy are available to study within the programme.

Learning is through a variety of methods incorporating lectures, field trips, laboratory-based practicals, dissections, problem-based learning sessions and project work. You will be assessed via a range of methods including written examinations, multiple choice questions, practical assessments, oral examinations, written assignments, practical notebooks and poster and seminar presentations.

Programme overview

UCAS code

BSc (Hons) – D390 A

Programme length

BSc (Hons) – three years full-time

Part-time option


Work experience opportunity



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