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We’re no. 1 in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (full-time students, PTES 2021)
of our veterinary nursing graduates are in employment, further study or other purposeful activity (Graduate Outcomes, 2022)
We’re in the top 10 UK universities for teaching quality (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2023)
Immerse yourself in a subject you’re passionate about. Develop your skills as an advanced nursing practitioner in your chosen area of specialisation. Utilise the latest research and cutting-edge industry knowledge to evaluate your current practice and maximise the welfare of patients in your care.
As a postgraduate student at Hartpury University, you’ll join an inclusive, supportive and welcoming learning community that will help you to develop as an advanced practitioner. You'll be invited to join our veterinary professional specific ‘community of practice’ which aims to share knowledge with and between practices and consult professional practitioners regarding areas for future research.
Benefit from the expertise of industry specialists and our professional veterinary nursing team, whose research interests include veterinary professional ethics and law, equine intensive care, behaviour and rehabilitation, and end-of-life care for animal patients.
Combine working in practice with studying for an advanced qualification. With online delivery and opportunities to access our world-class facilities and meet with fellow students and staff face-to-face, courses can be tailored to fit around your existing commitments, with options to complete in one year or spread out over two/three years.Contact us
Create knowledge through projects that improve lives. Absorb yourself in what you love, whilst developing your own expertise to further your career. Explore our courses below:
Follow in the footsteps of thousands of international students who have chosen Hartpury to change their future.
From your first enquiry, you'll be supported by a member of our experienced international team. They will help you through your entire application, from choosing your programme to students visas, finance, accommodation and more. You can contact us at any time with your questions - we're always happy to help.Find out more
Carol has extensive experience teaching veterinary and veterinary nursing students. She has been a partner in a small animal veterinary practice and worked in both private and charity veterinary clinics. For several years she was programme director of the BVSc veterinary degree at the University of Liverpool and a lecturer in veterinary professional skills, and she is a Fellow of Advance HE.
Her research interests include professional ethics, particularly informed consent to treatment and shared decision-making regarding animal patients, particularly at end-of-life. She is co-founder of the Veterinary Humanities Network, a member of the RCVS Ethics Review Panel and a trustee and consultant vet with the charity North West England Springer Spaniel Rescue.
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