Veterinary medicine and science

Animals are a part of all our lives, in ways great and small. The science of animal health and disease, and its link with human health, is at the heart of many issues in the world today and has a global social and economic impact. 

By joining us at Surrey: 

  • You can train to become a qualified vet on our veterinary medicine and science course, which has been designed in collaboration with our partnership of veterinary practices and scientific research institutes. 
  • You’ll have access to our multi-million pound facilities, including our Veterinary Clinical Skills Centre, Veterinary Pathology Centre and Innovation for Health Learning Laboratory. 
  • You’ll learn from lecturers who are registered veterinary practitioners or bioscientists, who bring their experience into the classroom.
  • You’ll be able to study on courses ranked 7th in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2022, 9th in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2022 and 9th in the UK for animal science in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.

Students and graduates

Students and graduates


Antimicrobial use practices of veterinary professionals

Funding information:
Funding will cover University tuition fees at the UK rate for three years and a stipend for three years at RCUK levels (£15,000 per year). The PhD studentship is expected to commence in April or July 2022.

Introduction and evaluation of a workplace simulator (‘AMRSim’) to improve the understanding and implementation of infection control by staff working in small animal veterinary practices

Funding information:
Fully funded, including fees, stipend and training.

The interaction of classical swine fever virus (CSFV) with porcine cells

Funding information:
This studentship covers the University of Surrey registration fee, doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum and bench fees. Due to funding constraints only UK applications can be considered. This is a full time PhD project, which is planned for a period of three years.