Veterinary Medicine

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A vocational course which provides the fundamental skills for studying the scientific basis of veterinary medicine and clinical veterinary science.

Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to Veterinary Medicine.


Overview πŸ”— This is the Veterinary Medicine section of the University undergraduate prospectus. The most important information about the course is here, including entry requirements, course structure, and prerequisites.

Faculty website πŸ”— This is the official Faculty webpage for prospective undergraduates, which links to various resources. The most important of them is the course overview πŸ”— 🌟 , which gives a general overview of what studying Veterinary Medicine at Cambridge is like.

Unofficial Prospectus πŸ”— This is an unofficial prospectus put together by the Cambridge University Student Union; it’s written based on students’ perspectives and gives a better sense of what the day-to-day experience as a Veterinary Medicine student is like, compared to official materials.

More things to explore

Prior knowledge πŸ”— Have a look at this list of basic scientific concepts which you’ll be expected to be familiar with upon starting the course.

Open Day videos πŸ”— 🌟 Cambridge Open Day Videos for prospective students. These are informative not just for offer holders, but also anyone hoping to apply.

CambTweet Vet Med πŸ”— Follow the daily life of a Veterinary Medicine student through this Twitter account!

Application Resources

Reading Lists πŸ”— This reading list, compiled by Downing College, contains some recommendations for offer holders - however these may be helpful for prospective applicants when writing a personal statement, for example.

Application guidance πŸ”— 🌟 Some useful answers to common questions about the application process.

Admissions Assessment specification πŸ”—
Have a look at the Veterinary Medicine admissions test (this often takes the same form as the Natural Sciences admissions test)

InsideUni Veterinary Medicine interview experiences πŸ”— 🌟 Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. We’re biased, but we think they’re useful!