A vocational course which provides the fundamental skills for studying the scientific basis of veterinary medicine and clinical veterinary science.
⌛️Last updated: March 28, 2020, 10:57 p.m.
Here are some general resources related to Veterinary Medicine.
Overview 🔗 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 🔗 This is the official Faculty webpage for prospective undergraduates, which links to various resources. The most important of them is the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine undergrad prospectus 🔗 🌟 , which gives a general overview of what studying Veterinary Medicine at Cambridge is like.
Unofficial Prospectus 🔗 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.
https://www.biology.cam.ac.uk/undergrads/VetST/Current/Freshers/basic-science-concepts 🔗 Have a look at this list of basic scientific concepts which you’ll be expected to be familiar with upon starting the course.
Reading Lists 🔗 These are the reading lists for the papers that first-years take. Don’t be intimidated by how long they are; they’re intended to be worked through over the course of a full academic year, and honestly no one reads everything anyway.
FAQ 🔗 🌟 Some useful answers to common questions about the application process.
Admissions assessment information:
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 🔗 🌟 Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. We’re biased, but we think they’re useful!
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