About the school

Bristol Veterinary School is situated at a dedicated site on the edge of the rural Mendips in the village of Langford, 14 miles south of Bristol.


Our 105-hectare estate is home to state-of-the-art facilities that are ideal for our researchers conducting a large variety of research activity, as well as being fundamental to our commitment in delivering first-rate teaching on all our undergraduate courses and postgraduate taught programmes.

Onsite teaching facilities:

  • Teaching animals
  • Access to our award-winning team of clinical demonstrators
  • Clinical Skills Laboratory
  • Dairy farm
  • Case based learning rooms
  • Post-mortem laboratory
  • Wet labs
  • Abattoir
  • Library

Onsite clinical facilities:

  • Small animal practice
  • Farm animal practice
  • Small animal hospital
  • Langford Vets onsite businesses

Leisure facilities:

  • Student common room
  • Café
  • Gym


We currently offer three undergraduate degrees and one taught Masters programme, with postgraduate research opportunities and certificate-level courses also available. All are delivered by academics who publish research regularly and share their cutting-edge research activity through their teaching.

In the Bristol Veterinary School, our academics are leaders in their field, whose research helps inform national policies that can lead to developments within veterinary practice.

Commercial services

We also offer a number of commercial services that are strongly linked to our research output, from the Langford Abattoir to diagnostics services.

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