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Hi I was wondering if it's possible to become a vet with level 3 animal management as my school wouldn't allow me to do a levels as I do not have the grades for it. Is there any availability of me making it?
Have a look on the vet school websites, they will outline their requirements. You may need to do a foundation year but there’s always a way. You can also look into doing an access course after your level 3 x
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Original post by ALEreapp
Have a look on the vet school websites, they will outline their requirements. You may need to do a foundation year but there’s always a way. You can also look into doing an access course after your level 3 x

Ok thanks do you think doing a HE education course will help because I've checked Bristol and they accept it and most vet uni accept it after I finish my level 3 animal management course
Original post by Unknown3247
Ok thanks do you think doing a HE education course will help because I've checked Bristol and they accept it and most vet uni accept it after I finish my level 3 animal management course


It will give you the qualification you need. I did one and I got offers from Nottingham, Bristol and harper Keele (I withdraw from UCLan) and I’m just finishing my first year at Bristol.
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Original post by ALEreapp
It will give you the qualification you need. I did one and I got offers from Nottingham, Bristol and harper Keele (I withdraw from UCLan) and I’m just finishing my first year at Bristol.

That's amazing I think I'll do that after my course to open up more uni opportunities tysm for the help I also want to go to Bristol as it's closer to where I live!
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Original post by ALEreapp
It will give you the qualification you need. I did one and I got offers from Nottingham, Bristol and harper Keele (I withdraw from UCLan) and I’m just finishing my first year at Bristol.

Also what GCSE grades did you get to get in?
Original post by Unknown3247
Also what GCSE grades did you get to get in?


I got 4 9s, 3 8s 2 7s 6 and 5 but I wouldn’t panic too much about that as long as you meet the minimum most don’t care about being much above that x
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Original post by ALEreapp
I got 4 9s, 3 8s 2 7s 6 and 5 but I wouldn’t panic too much about that as long as you meet the minimum most don’t care about being much above that x

Hi thanks so much for replying I didn't do well for science at GCSE which meant that I wasn't allowed to do science a level so I did level 3 animal management and I'm going to re take GCSE science and do the HE course. That's my plan so far x
Original post by Unknown3247
Hi I was wondering if it's possible to become a vet with level 3 animal management as my school wouldn't allow me to do a levels as I do not have the grades for it. Is there any availability of me making it?


i'm in a similar boat I'm most likely not going to do a levels and go down the access course route but you can only do those from 19 (if anyone knows if you can do one earlier or an equivalent let me know!!) so I'm planning to take a couple of years out possibly doing an apprenticeship and just getting experience in general and then do an access course in veterinary science as opposed to one in medicine I've heard universities favour the science ones, from what i've been told email the universities you're interested in and see what courses they accept. Theres other ways to do a levels such as online courses so maybe they would be worth looking into if you feel like you could manage it. Good luck :smile:!
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Original post by finleysaul111
i'm in a similar boat I'm most likely not going to do a levels and go down the access course route but you can only do those from 19 (if anyone knows if you can do one earlier or an equivalent let me know!!) so I'm planning to take a couple of years out possibly doing an apprenticeship and just getting experience in general and then do an access course in veterinary science as opposed to one in medicine I've heard universities favour the science ones, from what i've been told email the universities you're interested in and see what courses they accept. Theres other ways to do a levels such as online courses so maybe they would be worth looking into if you feel like you could manage it. Good luck :smile:!

Hi I'm glad I'm not alone! I'll definitely do some research thanks!!
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Original post by finleysaul111
i'm in a similar boat I'm most likely not going to do a levels and go down the access course route but you can only do those from 19 (if anyone knows if you can do one earlier or an equivalent let me know!!) so I'm planning to take a couple of years out possibly doing an apprenticeship and just getting experience in general and then do an access course in veterinary science as opposed to one in medicine I've heard universities favour the science ones, from what i've been told email the universities you're interested in and see what courses they accept. Theres other ways to do a levels such as online courses so maybe they would be worth looking into if you feel like you could manage it. Good luck :smile:!

I have been told they’re for 19 and above, but I do know someone who is 18 who has nearly finished an access course, but I’ve got no clue how they got onto it

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