School of Veterinary Medicine

Our School of Veterinary Medicine will deliver foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Our courses cover veterinary medicine, bioveterinary science, veterinary physiotherapy & rehabilitation, and veterinary clinical practice.

Brand new

Our new vet school is the first of its kind in Lancashire and one of only two in the north of England.

Industry-ready graduates

We focus on producing industry-ready graduates with practical, ethical, and clinical reasoning skills. Practical placements at local, regional and national veterinary surgeries and hospitals.

First in the world

Our university will become one of the first in the world to take advantage of a virtual dissection platform. It uses renowned veterinary Anatomage technology to help teach animal anatomy.

Research opportunities

You will have many opportunities to cross collaborate with staff and students from veterinary and human health subjects in the Faculty of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences..

Our vision and mission statement

The School of Veterinary Medicine believes that everyone, regardless of background, has an opportunity to turn their aspirations of a career in animal care into a reality.

Contextual admissions

Widening participation is at the core of our mission. We firmly believe in helping people to seize every opportunity to flourish in education. We offer a reduced entry tariff for those whose life experiences may have resulted in academic challenges.

View our contextual admissions policy

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