The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Undergraduate programmes

Information on the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery.

The Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery (BVM&S) degree is widely and internationally accredited, allowing graduates to practise all over the world once qualified.

We offer a 5 year degree for students with high school qualifications, and a 4 year Graduate Entry Programme for students with a relevant degree. Both pathways lead to a BVM&S. 

Teachers and guidance counsellors

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Advice for teachers and guidance counsellors

Application Process

Key information about applying to one of our undergraduate programmes.

Campus, visits and events

Our purpose-built veterinary campus is set against the beautiful backdrop of the Pentland Hills Regional Park.

Student Experience

From sports and fitness to societies, social activities and accommodation, the University of Edinburgh has your back.

Student Support

As well as a strong commitment to teaching and learning, the School recognises the need to provide good student support services.

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery

Our programmes will provide you with an exceptional learning experience and qualify you to practise around the world.

Choose us

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is an international leader in education, research and practice.

Learning and Teaching

Experience world-class learning and teaching within one of the world's oldest veterinary schools

Career Prospects

Our Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (BVM&S) has a very high employment rate post qualification.

Our Clinical Services

Our students benefit from experience and teaching within our world-class onsite clinical services.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions about our Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery programmes