Hartpury College
BSc (Hons)

Equine Veterinary Nursing Science (Top up)



Course Overview

This programme is designed for FdSc Equine Veterinary Nursing Science graduates who would like to gain a BSc (Hons) top-up qualification.

This course builds on the specialist veterinary nursing knowledge developed whilst studying for your Foundation degree and will develop your skills of enquiry and reflection required for lifelong professional learning and development as a safe and effective practitioner. You will complete an undergraduate research project as part of this qualification.

A range of optional subjects are offered allowing you to tailor your degree to your own areas of interest and career aims. These will cover areas such as ethics, business and therapy and rehabilitation.

Hartpury is an RCVS veterinary nursing practical examination centre and the outstanding facilities include a veterinary nursing clinical skills area, Equine Therapy Centre, small animal house, hydrotherapy treadmill, commercial farm and equine centre. 

The programme is completed full time over one academic year.

Our students have gone on to some fantastic careers in a wide range of industries and enjoyed some exceptional work placements all over the world, helping them open doors to their dream careers. You can read our students’ stories here

Entry Requirements


Applicants must hold a Foundation degree in Equine Veterinary Nursing Science AND be registered with the RCVS.

For the most up to date information on your programme, you can find your course information sheet here

In Brief


1 Year

Tuition fees

Fees for September 2017 entry

UK: £9,000
EU fees: Will remain the same as UK students, £9000
International: £11,250
Please contact us to discuss part-time fees 

EU students starting this course in Sept 2017 will be eligible to apply for UK student loans for the duration of their course. 

When should I apply

You can apply for September 2017 entry now.  Please check the UCAS website for application deadlines.

How to apply

You must apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).
Hartpury is an Associate Faculty of the University of the West of England. The Hartpury UCAS code is H22. If you feel that you have accredited prior learning please contact us to discuss your application.
If you want to study this degree on a part-time basis, please apply directly to Hartpury. Contact the Admissions team on +44 (0) 1452 702244 or email admissions@hartpury.ac.uk  to request a part-time university application form

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