Royal Veterinary College (RVC) is a unique institution of its kind. The university has been working since 1791. The status of the university was obtained in 1875. To date, the Royal Veterinary College is the only college in the United Kingdom that provides veterinary specialization, giving students a university level of preparation. Since 1949, the university is a member of the University of London.
This prestigious educational institution in the southeast of England has two campuses. The main one is in the center of London. The second is located in Hertfordshire in the city of Potterm Bar. Camden Campus in the British capital accepts freshmen, who study on the programs "Veterinary Medicine", "Bio-veterinary Sciences" (Bachelor's degree). To the campus in Hertfordshire from London it takes 20 minutes by train. This department of the educational institution serves as a base for students of 3 - 5 courses of veterinary and veterinary care.
Highly qualified teaching practitioners work at the university. There are 129 specialists in the staff. Scientific workers of the university regularly conduct research in the areas of infection and immunity, musculoskeletal system, reproduction, genes and their decoding, cardiovascular system, inflammatory processes in animals.
Short information. Pre-university course for foreign students. It was created for the preparation of the bachelor's entrants to study in the chosen direction.
About the course. The complex preparatory program includes several modules. One of them is linguistic. Students study academic English, develop the skills required for undergraduate studies. Subjects of subject blocks are determined by the chosen specialization. Obligatory discipline for all areas is biology.
Students age: 17+
Start dates: September, January.
Requirements for admission: school certificate, IELTS from 5.5 and above.
The result of the training: improvement of English before IELTS 7.0, admission to the chosen bachelor's degree.
Duration of the lesson: 45 minutes.
Cost: from £ 17,850 per year (three terms, at £ 5,950 each).
Short information. The program, designed for 3 academic years, allows you to obtain a bachelor's degree in veterinary medicine.
About the course. Royal Veterinary College offers training in the following specialties: veterinary medicine, biotechnology, biomedicine and biology. All the programs of the course are practical-oriented. The college, which is in the status of the university, prepares nurses, veterinarians and surgeons.
Students age: 18+
Start dates: September.
Requirements for enrollment: Certificate, Foundation certificate, IELTS 7.0.
The result of the training: obtaining a degree in the relevant field, the opportunity to find employment in one of the leading British or American veterinary clinics.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes .
Cost: from £ 16,000 to £ 26,000(one-year course) depending on the specialty.
Short information. Master's Courses for Veterinarians, Surgeons, Nurses with a Bachelor's Degree.
About the course. Masters students can study in the directions Veterinary Medicine (international abbreviation MVetMed) and Bioveterinary Sciences (MSc, respectively). The course includes theoretical studies, practical modules, and involves an internship in veterinary clinics on the campus in Hertfordshire. Masters students can develop as practitioners, and also focus on the field of scientific research. The laboratory base provides the possibility of conducting experiments and experiments of any complexity.
Students age: 21+
Start dates: September.
Requirements for admission: The certificate of the preparatory program, the diploma of the first higher education, IELTS 7.0.
The result of the training: defense of the thesis, obtaining a master's degree, career prospects in Britain and / or the USA.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes [ 999.26]
Cost: from £ 16000 to £ 26000 (one-year course) depending on the specialty.
The institution has a modern housing stock. 95% of freshmen are provided annually. In London, students are accommodated in three residential blocks. In each of them 1-2 comfortable comfortable rooms with conveniences are offered. Kitchen, laundry, lounge and games are in common use. Meals are not provided.
Hertfordshire also has 3 student residences. They offer standard and comfortable rooms. Living in the first can use common facilities (1 bathroom for 6-7 people). The comfort rooms are provided for each student.
Cost of living:
Students of Royal Veterinary College are educated on their own. In the student council of the university they can recommend a lot of interesting programs, directions, routes. The convenient location of the college makes it possible to travel around the country on weekends. Students are waiting for university cities (Oxford, Cambridge and others), Stonehenge, seaside towns.
Student life on campuses by definition can not be boring, everyone will find something to their liking. In the university there are many clubs (foreign languages, art, music, zoology, etc.). In addition, Royal Veterinary College practically does not restrict its students in the choice of sports sections.
The daily routine
The schedule depends on the course of study, program, specialization.
The campuses of the college are equipped with everything necessary for effective studying. Students have access to a specialized library, which has no analogues in the country. It has more than 30,000 books, journals, methodological materials on veterinary medicine. On the territory of each campus there are veterinary hospitals. In London, this is Beaumont, a clinic and research center, in Hertfordshire - Large Animal Practice, Sefton Equine, QueenMother, Large Animal Practice.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.