Entry Requirements

The programme is open to applicants meeting the following criteria:

  • A member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons


  • The holding of an honours degree in Animal Health or Equine Science or other University-level degrees where the Programme Leader is satisfied that the animal experience of the applicant is sufficient to successfully complete the programme
  • All applicants must:
    • Satisfy the interviewers of their aptitude for animal work.
    • Provide evidence of an up-to-date tetanus vaccination and provide adequate personal liability insurance.
    • Complete an examination on safe handling of animals.
  • Those applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of an IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element) or equivalent.