Edinburgh Napier University Veterinary Nursing

Edinburgh Napier University Veterinary Nursing

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Study the only veterinary nursing degree in Scotland on this internationally recognised and professionally accredited course with excellent career prospects in providing care for animals.

BSc (Hons)Veterinary Nursing

Undergraduate, Full-Time

Course introduction

If you care about animals and their welfare, then a career in veterinary nursing could be for you.

We offer the only veterinary nursing degree in Scotland, plus a professional qualification and excellent career prospects. You’ll graduate as a fully qualified veterinary nurse, with an honours degree and be eligible to register with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons(RCVS) as a veterinary nurse.

Work placements in RCVS registered veterinary teaching practices make up a large part of the course and give you valuable industry experience which prepares you to move straight into your future career.

Edinburgh Napier University Veterinary Nursing

Careers

You’ll have excellent career prospects as a fully qualified veterinary nurse. This qualification is accepted in the UK and also recognised in many other countries around the world.

Career opportunities may exist in

  • veterinary practice management
  • teaching
  • animal welfare organisations
  • pharmaceutical industry
  • veterinary publishing
  • veterinary nutrition
Tuition fees
Students from2016/172017/18
Scotland/EU£1,820£1,820
England Wales and Northern Ireland£9,000£9,000
Overseas£11,840£11,950

Frequently Asked Questions about Fees

Edinburgh Napier University Veterinary Nursing

BSc / BSc (Hons)Veterinary Nursing (Top Up)

Undergraduate, Part-time

Upgrade your veterinary nurse qualification to degree level on this flexible course designed to fit around your existing work commitments and career aspirations.

Course introduction

Please note applications for September 2016 entry are now closed. Submissions for 2017 entry will be available later in the year.

If you’re a qualified veterinary nurse (RVN), this unique and flexible course allows you to upgrade your qualification to degree level. You’ll gain graduate skills that can improve your veterinary nursing practice as well as your career prospects.