BSc (Hons)

Bioveterinary Sciences

2 years
September 2024

Our Bioveterinary Science Degree will give you a strong understanding of the latest research and knowledge in animal and veterinary sciences today. You will become competent in core laboratory, field and computer-based technical skills.

Why study with us

  • Learn from leading scientific and industry experts, including qualified clinicians and globally recognised researchers.
  • You’ll save money on course fees and living expenses with our accelerated 2-year course.
  • Our state-of-the-art facilities and specialist staff are here to support you in conducting your own (self-led) research as part of your final year research project.
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Study Bioveterinary Sciences

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Students being taught in a lab.

What you'll do

  • You will have access to specialist facilities like our bioveterinary anatomy space, which includes our virtual dissection Anatomage tables.
  • You will learn through a range of innovative methods including practical sessions, handling animal species, working in real laboratories, and conducting field work off-site.
  • You will develop professional and interpersonal skills, as well as subject specific knowledge, through our communication skills content.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Meet the team

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Iain Richards
Senior Lecturer - Animal Life
School of Veterinary Medicine

Iain is an innovative, enquiring veterinarian who combines 30 years’ clinical experience of all major species into a wider understanding of how ecology and ecosystem health affect animal and human epidemiology.

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Dr Heather Cameron-Whytock
Senior Lecturer in Animal and Veterinary Sciences
School of Veterinary Medicine

Heather teaches across our Bioveterinary Sciences and BVMS degrees. She manages and organises modules related to anatomy and physiology, science communication and research skills. Heather has a particular interest in animal welfare, performance and physiology. She holds a PhD in …

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Hear from our students

The teachers we have are outstanding. Their own interests bring different outlooks on the veterinary world.
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Claudia Leeming-Price
BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Sciences

Future careers in Bioveterinary Sciences

Our Bioveterinary sciences degree equips you with vital laboratory, field and computer-based technical skills relevant to current industry, preparing you for a broad range of employment. Students can choose to progress straight into the workforce after graduation or onto further study, including postgraduate degrees such as MSc, MRes or PhD.  

Frequently asked questions

Fees and funding

Full-time£11,100 per year
Full-time£25,000 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Veterinary Medicine

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at the University of Central Lancashire on our student contract page