Hartpury College

Pre-Veterinary Programme

This unique pre-veterinary programme is ideal if you are hoping to apply for a Veterinary Science degree at university following your A-levels.

The programme consists of:

  • Understanding the role of pathogenic organisms in animal disease. Guided learning hours 70.
  • Introduction to Biochemistry and Biotechnology. Guided learning hours 60.
  • Practical animal care. Guided learning hours 50.

Why study the Certificate?

This Certificate will provide students with a basic knowledge of animal diseases and disorders and provide hands-on experience with a wide variety of animals. An introduction to Biochemistry and Biotechnology will help students understand how living organisms function. You will gain practical handling skills, problem solving, decision making, communication skills, teamwork, and the ability to work under pressure as an independent learner.