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Programme structure: Veterinary Science (BVSc) - what's running in 2021/22

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Professional Studies 4 VETS36000 0 Mandatory TB-4
Clinical Veterinary Science 2 VETS30031 0 Mandatory TB-4
Classroom to Clinic VETS30027 0 Mandatory TB-2D
Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Science)   120    

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Professional Programmes (MBChB, BDS, BVSc): 50 out of 100

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for Gateway programmes.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

Additional progress information

The unclassified degree of Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Science) may be awarded at the discretion of the Board of the Faculty of Health Sciences. The BSc will be obtainable by a student registered for the BVSc programme who has passed the third year of the BVSc but who chooses to leave or is required to leave or who is unable to complete the programme after this point.

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