BVMBVS Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Surgery

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Course / Module Content
Teaching Quality
Learning Resources
Assessments & Feedback
Academic Support
Enjoyment Factor

Reviews

Anonymous

The course if very practical based. Compare to other vet schools we get the hands on experience from the very first day. Numerous compulsory placements make sure that we have sufficient experience by the time we graduate. The school has a placements office that is helps to organise the work placements - it has a database of hosts with feedback from previous students so we can make an informed decision when choosing a place. The structure of the course is also different from other vet school - it is based around different organ systems rather then different species that make more sense when it comes to learning.

Anonymous

If you want to be a vet then you have to do a veterinary degree, there no way around it. It is very copetitive to get a place and you may, and many do, need to apply several times The course is really hard and very full on but you don't want to be anywhere else as you're doing what you love and working towards your goal of being a vet.The Nottingham corse is espacially good as it has a lot of practicals which I find is the best way to learn. All the lecturers are amazing and so willing to help!

Anonymous

Best choice I could of possibly made. Absolutely love studying vet med at Nottingham. The course is incredibly hands on and engaging and is structured in a way that you're not overloaded with one topic all at once. Although the course is hard work there is a huge amount of academic/welfare support and resources available to students which really helps, especially when it comes to exam season! Some resources include a very interactive museum based in the clinical building, a well equipped clinical skills lab and a vast array of specially designed web pages bursting with helpful learning aids.

Anonymous

Intense, tiring and hard but very also rewarding, varied and so interesting. You have to give up your holidays to milk cows at 5am or go lambing but its a great degree to do and I wouldn't change it for anything. 

Anonymous

Enjoyable course, hard work but completely worth it! There is plenty of opportunities to get hands and and re enforce what you've learnt in lectures. The staff are really friendly and the whole university has a warm, family atmosphere with it!

Anonymous

I love my university course, the work load is insane and I don't have a life outside of uni. However they keep me motivated the staff are incredible and I enjoy every day.

Anonymous

Not you average degree! 9 till 5 everyday and lots of work on top , buts it worth it! 3 quarters of the time you not just sitting their in lectures , you out in practicals or working through problems in groups. This is what makes Nottingham different, the course is very focused on the practical skills and learning through doing rather than the theory. If being a vet is what you really want to do, it is the best, however if you are unsure it can seem like hard work at times. The teachers are fantastic and are always willing to answer any questions, especially in practicals where their is normally a very high staff to student ratio. Coursework wise , their is not much of it , assessment is mainly done through exams both written, however practical skills are tested through dops ( directional observed skills) and ospes - which are 5 min stations where you are asked to do a skill like ultrasound a horses leg.

Anonymous

Great teaching.with a good balance of theory and practical classes, have enjoyed every second of it so far.

Anonymous

Brilliant! Very helpful staff and the course has lots of practical elements from day 1. Hard work but one of the best uni's to study this degree at.