Veterinary Medicine

Director of Studies:

Pre Clinical: Dr Lesley MacVinish

Clinical: Prof Alun Williams

Faculty Website:

Course Information:

Due to the competitive nature of the course, it is important that you make sure you meet/will meet the below pre medical requirements and that you have appropriate animal care experience before you apply for the course.

Pre medical Requirements:

Applicants must obtain the following examination passes (or their equivalents) from an approved examination board:

GCSE requirement

Passes at grades C or above in Double Award Science and Mathematics. Please note that single awards in GCSE Biology and Physics may be substituted for Double Award Science.

AS and A level requirement

A Level Chemistry plus AS or A level passes in two of the following: Physics, Biology, Mathematics.

Other examination systems

If you are taking/have taken a different examination system (such as overseas qualifications), you should discuss your position with the Admissions Secretary as early as possible.
If you are not taking A and AS Levels you will need to provide evidence that you have reached the equivalent standard in Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Biology. Please send an email detailing your past and future educational qualifications and grades to the Admissions Secretary at ugadministrator and she will get back to you. It would speed the process of assessment if, where relevant, you attach the syllabus for any courses you would like us to check as meeting the above PMR.

Competitive applications

Academically competitive applicants will have AAA at A level or equivalent. Those who do not hold these grades should be aware that their application will be in direct competition with those who do.


All applicants for Veterinary Medicine are required to sit the BMAT prior to interview.