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ROYAL VETERINARY COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON - [RVC], LONDON, ENGLAND

London, EnglandLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1791Established Year
  1966Enrollment

Royal Veterinary College, University of London: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

The oldest and largest veterinary institution the Royal Veterinary College was founded in 1791 and became a part of the University of London in 1949. The Queen Mother Hospital for Animals in Hertfordshire, a part of the college treats around 7,000 patients every year. [1] The college provides courses in medical sciences for animals to bring out the best veterinary doctors to care for the animals.

The College holds the distinction of having accreditations from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) in the United Kingdom, the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE) in the European Union, and the Council on Education of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) in the USA and Canada which places the institution in the rare league of the entire world.

The College offers around 12 Undergraduate, Post Graduate, and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programs.

Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Rankings

  • Ranked at #2 in 2020 list of QS World Universities Ranking. It was ranked at #1 last year in 2019.
  • In 2017 the college received the highest Gold award from the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
  • Ranked between #401-500 by Times higher education university world rankings and # 151-175 in ranking for Life Sciences for the same body.

Highlights

College TypePublic
Campus SettingUrban
Student Acceptance Rate38%
Student Retention Rate94%
Number of campuses2 Camden and Hawkshead
Academic Programs%Undergraduate, Postgraduate, CPD
Mode of ProgramsFull-time, Part-time
Graduate Job Rate85%
Admission Helpdeskadmissions@rvc.ac.uk

Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Campus

The college has two campuses, Camden in Central London and spread over 600 acres Hawkshead Campus.

  • The Camden Campus houses teaching and research laboratories, a resource center, a dissection lab, theatre, group-learning rooms, breakaway study rooms, and a library. This Campus has two residential halls, College Grove and Mary Brancker House to accommodate students on campus.
  • The Camden Campus also has an Anatomy museum, Bioscience, and Innovation center, and First opinion animal hospital.
  • The Hawkshead Campus is the final three years study destination for the students of the Royal Veterinary college who get to complete their first two years on the Camden Campus.
  • The Hawkshead Campus also has facilities of well-equipped classrooms, Laboratories, Library, Sports Center, and Boltons Park Farm.

Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Residence

  • College Grove houses 83 students in 12 self-contained multistoried apartments of 7 single bedrooms each. The rooms along with basic furniture and furnishings are equipped with wifi Internet, refrigerator, Microwave, and other necessary appliances.
  • On the other hand Mary Brancker House has 178 occupant capacity with 4,6 and 7 bedroom apartments. All basic facilities, common recreation room, and coin-operated laundry facilities are provided in this accommodation.
  • Intercollegiate Halls are external accommodation 20 minutes away from the College Campus.
  • The College also supports the students in locating private accommodation near college campuses.
  • The Hawkshead Campus has College Close, a residence hall with 12 units to house Nursing students, Student village has 191 singles with attached bathrooms, and Odiham Hall has 30 single study rooms with shared bathrooms as on-campus accommodation. The college also supports private accommodation facilities here too.

Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Programs

The Royal Veterinary College offers programs for over 12 undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programs in veterinary nursing, veterinary medicine and biological sciences.

  • The first 2 years are offered at Camden Campus and the next 3 years in Hawkshead Campus for the five-year full programs.
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine Accelerated Program, Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine with Intercalated Year, Bachelor of Veterinary Science, BSc Biological Sciences, BSc Bioveterinary Sciences, BSc Biological Sciences or BSc Bioveterinary Sciences with a Certificate in Work-Based Learning and Research, BSc Animal Biology, Behaviour, Welfare and Ethics, and BSc Veterinary Nursing are the Bachelor's degree courses.
  • The Master's degree is offered as MSc Applied Biological Research, MSc Applied Bioveterinary Research, MSc Biological Sciences, MSci Bioveterinary Sciences, and MSc Wild Animal Biology. Apart from these the college offered graduate, certificate, and CPD programs.

Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Application Process

International students who want to seek admissions at Royal Veterinary College can follow the below-mentioned application process:

The college accepts applications from international students online through UCAS Application Form and VMCA.

Application Portal:

  • Undergraduates- UCAS or VMCAS
  • Graduates- UCAS (UKPASS)

All of these are available online.

Application Requirements

  • Academic transcripts and certificates in English
  • English language Proficiency score test forms
  • Any other supporting document
  • Financial Worthiness documents
  • Personal Statement
  • Passport Copy ID pages
  • Each course may require the applicant to fulfill some prerequisites which should be carefully referred to before the start of the application.

English Proficiency Test Score Requirements

Test NameMinimum Score Requirement
IELTS7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each module
TOEFL iBT101 with no less than 23 in each section
PTE69 with no less than 62 in each section
CAE185

The college lists the requirements with each course in case of variations applicants are requested to fulfill the requirements of the opted course.

Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Cost of Attendance

The applicants may have a glance at what it will cost to attend the college through the table given below (In POUNDS)

Type of Expense/FeeUndergraduateGraduate
Tuition Fee35,01025,800
Room6,5006,500
Living Expenses20,00020,000

Accommodation and Living expenses are on an approximate basis.

Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Financial Aid

  • All new students of Biological Sciences will be considered for a scholarship valued at £5,150 per year and given on previous academic excellence performance records.
  • A full tuition fee waiver scholarships are available for BVetMed Program which is also a merit-based award based on prior academic excellence.[
  • The College also has Commonwealth Masters scholarships for students of commonwealth countries. This requires an additional application to be submitted on the given deadline.

Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Alumni

  • The College alumni association helps in career resources and in providing discounts to its members for CPD and postgraduate study programs.
  • The members get benefits of library membership and conference facilities also. The alumni magazine ‘Eclipse’ shares the experiences and achievements of its members.
  • Some notable alumni of the institute are as follows: Mary Brancker, Veterinary Surgeon; Elizabeth Bonnin, Wildlife and History presenter; Marks Evans, Veterinary Surgeon turned TV presenter; Susanne Hart, Veterinarian, and Environmentalist; Olga Uvarov, Veterinary Surgeon & Clinical researcher

Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Placements

  • Every Bioveterinary science, Biological science, and Veterinary medicine student is given a few weeks to one-year long industry-based training.
  • This helps in assessing the potential of students for future employment and they get an opportunity to get practical new knowledge in the subject area too.
  • The college also offers a Certificate in work-based learning and research.
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Royal Veterinary College, University of London Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population1966
Average Cost of Attendance$23,543 / Year

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Undergraduate Programs$23,543 / Year
Post Graduate Program$31,569 / Year
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