The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
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Advice for teachers and guidance counsellors

Resources to help guide your pupils on pursuing their Veterinary Medicine studies at the University of Edinburgh.

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

The Veterinary Schools Council (VSC) is the representative body for veterinary schools in the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands and produces a yearly Admissions Guide with information on all UK Vet Schools. 

VSC Admissions Guide 

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) supports and champions the whole UK veterinary profession and has produced a guide to applying to vet schools for teachers, careers advisers, parents and carers to address some of the more common misconceptions surrounding the admissions process. 

BVA Applying to study veterinary medicine guide 


Useful links

Open Days and Information Events

Admissions Policy

Educational Resources for Teachers

Curriculum-linked workshops

Free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS)

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Undergraduate Admissions

  • Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
  • The University of Edinburgh

Contact details



The University of Edinburgh
Easter Bush Campus

Post Code
EH25 9RG