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    I've just finished my GCSEs and have always wanted to be a vet. I would like an idea of what course I would be aiming for.
    Also is thee any veterinary courses that have a work placement?
    Thanks
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    (Original post by Zoefreemantle)
    I've just finished my GCSEs and have always wanted to be a vet. I would like an idea of what course I would be aiming for.
    Also is thee any veterinary courses that have a work placement?
    Thanks
    Bioveterinary will not train you to be a vet whereas Veterinary Medicine will, so you want to go for the latter I'm guessing you'll do placements in all vet med courses

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    (Original post by Zoefreemantle)
    I've just finished my GCSEs and have always wanted to be a vet. I would like an idea of what course I would be aiming for.
    Also is thee any veterinary courses that have a work placement?
    Thanks
    Hi there, the course that enables you to be a practising vet is a 5 (or 6) year degree - it is either named Veterinary Science or Veterinary Medicine. You can study at the following unis in the UK: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, RVC (London), Surrey, Nottingham, Bristol and Cambridge. Check out their website for what kind of subjects you need to be choosing. You also need to have work experience BEFORE applying and it's advisable to do so as soon as you can. When you are on the degree, you will have mandatory placements which you complete in your holidays called EMS (38 weeks minimum) but this is the same across all vet schools (The RCVS which accredits vet schools sets this requirement).

    It is a VERY competitive degree that will require good grades, lots of work experience, and a good interview performance +/- other tests to get in.

    Hope this help!
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    Thanks that all helped a lot! I have some work experience although I know I still need moreN
 
 
 
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