Entry requirements

You will need at least a 2:1 in an appropriate science degree and, if applicable, proven English language proficiency.

Degree requirements

You will need at least a 2:1 or its equivalent at undergraduate level in a relevant discipline. These include:

  • Animal Science
  • Biology
  • Psychology
  • Veterinary Science
  • Zoology

This programme can also be intercalated with an undergraduate veterinary degree at Edinburgh or another university. Please speak to your Director of Studies if you are interested in this route.

International students

A 2:1 is equivalent to GPA of 3.25.

If you are unsure of your degree classification, Edinburgh Global provides information by country.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you will need to provide documentation of your proficiency.

You can find up-to-date information on English language requirements from the Edinburgh Global. Requirements for this programme are listed under 'All other programmes in the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine'

English language courses

If you have an IELTS score of lower than 7, you will need to sit the Test of English at Matriculation (TEAM) test to see if you would benefit from free English classes.

Test of English at Matriculation (TEAM)

If your language skills need to be improved, the English Language Teaching Centre at the University run several courses in English for Academic Purposes.

Courses at the English Language Teaching Centre

Immigration advice

Edinburgh Global provides detailed information on the visa application process.

Visa application advice at Edinburg Global.