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BSc/BSc (Hons)  Veterinary Health Studies (top up) 2017 Entry UCAS Code: D3T6


A ‘top up route’ to a BSc honours degree or BSc ordinary degree, for those who already hold a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent qualification.


This programme provides a platform to extend and broaden the depth of knowledge within the fields of animal welfare, to help increase your opportunities to take on a paraprofessional role that supports the veterinary industry.

The programme will enable you to develop your knowledge in preparation for specialist certificates in teaching and learning and business management.**

Modules of Study Include:
• Research Methods
• Continuing Professional Education and Development
• Leadership and Management
• Applied Sustainable Practices
• Recent Advances in Animal Management Science
• Animal Welfare and Legislation
• Dissertation***

**extra charges may apply for accreditation
***applies only to BSc (Hons)

Entry Requirements

BSc (Hons) Top Up*
Merit or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc) or a HND in an appropriate subject.

BSc (Ord) Top Up*
Pass or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc) or a HND in an appropriate subject. We welcome external applications with advanced standing and accreditation of prior learning (APEL) which will be discussed upon application.

Further Study

Upon successful completion of this course students may progress into further professional related qualifications or paraprofessional roles that serve the animal health industry.

Newton Rigg College,
CA11 0AH
01768 893400