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, 3rd in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2023 and 9th in the UK for animal science in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022. We are ranked 5th for veterinary medicine and 7th for animal science in the National Student Survey 2022.

Students and graduates

Students and graduates

Studentships

Quantifying the risk of exposure to microplastics in meat and farm animals in the UK

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 July 2022.

Sudden cardiac death in human athletes – electrophysiological and molecular insights from the animal models

Funding information:
Funding will cover University tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for three years and a stipend for three years at RCUK levels (£15,000 per year).