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Veterinary Nursing Taster Course (RV6907)

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Subject
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Nursing
Course date

Duration

Five and a half hours (10am to 3.30pm)

Academic direction
The Royal Veterinary College
Cost

Free

Looking for an opportunity to experience life as a veterinary nursing student at the Royal Veterinary College? 

Applications to this taster will close on Thursday 23rd May. 

Location: On campus 

This one-day introduction to Veterinary Nursing is designed to provide Year 12 students with the opportunity to experience life as a veterinary nursing student at the Royal Veterinary College. 

The one day course will consist of several elements designed to give an overview of what it is like to study to become a Veterinary Nurse at the RVC; including a tour of the Hawkshead campus, tours of the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals (Europe’s largest referral veterinary hospital). There will be insightful lectures delivered by RVC experts to learn more about our Veterinary Nursing course and opportunities to get a feel for day-to-day life from Student Ambassadors.

Picture of veterinary nurses with dogs

Course requirements

Year 11 (GCSE or equivalent year), Year 12, Anyone who is thinking of starting their undergraduate studies in September 2025. 

Students should have met/be predicted to meet the entry requirements for our Veterinary Nursing Course. These requirements can be found here