Vet School GCSE Requirements

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This information has been verified and is correct as of 09/07/2019. 
Please always check your eligibility with the vet school before applying. 


Veterinary School




Other requirements


Grade C/4

Grade C/4


Work experience is essential




 7/A* required by some colleges

Encouraging if you have some A*s at GCSE, especially in science and maths subjects




 If Physics has not been studied at A Level, a good pass is required at GCSE




Grade B (or 5-6)




Grade B/6

Grade B/6

Grade B/6 in Physics either as a separate subject as Dual Science Award

Minimum of seven GCSEs at grades AAABBBB (7776666)


Grade A/7

Grade B/6

Grade A/7 in biology and chemistry (or double science or core science and additional science or further additional science). A/7 needed in physics if not achieved in maths

Minimum of five GCSEs at grade A/7. Minimum of four weeks animal-related work experience

Royal Veterinary School

Grade B/6

Grade B/6

Grade A/7 in Combined Science/Double award or Biology and Chemistry or Science and Additional Science

Grade B/6 in Physics

At least five A/7 grades


Grade B/5

Grade B/5

Grade A/7 in Chemistry, Biology and Physics (or double science)

Grade A/7 in five subjects