This Foundation degree combines a solid grounding in scientific theory with technical and practical learning. It is accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), enabling successful graduates to register as fully qualified veterinary nurses.
Why choose this course?
It integrates work experience in an RCVS approved veterinary training practice with the underpinning teaching at the University.
Your work placement will take place over the three years of the course. There will be periods of work placement during the first and second years with your final year being completely in a veterinary practice.
Your work placements will take place in RCVS approved veterinary training practices.
You will be eligible to register with the RCVS as an RVN on graduation from the FdSc Veterinary Nursing course.
During your course you will have opportunities to attend various CPD days, the Nottingham Trent University congress and also visit specialist veterinary practices. Our CPD days will give you the opportunity to practice practical skills, attend lectures from professional experts and have one-to-one tutorials with your course tutors. Our Nottingham Trent University congress includes a variety of sessions from external veterinary practitioners.