University of Edinburgh Vet School: September Newsletter

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Applying to Veterinary Medicine?

Find out everything you need to know about the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery at this month’s virtual information session ahead of the application deadline.

September 26 2020 

10:00-12:00 BST or

15:00-17:00 BST

Information and interactive Q&A sessions
Get all your questions answered about the BVM&S.

Book a place

Check your time zone

Applying for the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery

5 Year degree

For those with high school qualifications

More on this programme

4 Year degree

For those with a appropriate first degree

More on this programme

Read our guide on “How to Apply” for either programme.

The Undergraduate Study – 2021 Guide is a one-stop shop for information for candidates seeking to study at the University of Edinburgh next year.

Services include specialist advice and a range of information covering essential areas such as accommodation, fees and facilities.

Choosing to sit an in-person exam having been awarded an assessed grade

If you receive a final assessed grade based on your overall performance but subsequently choose to sit your final exams in person, this will not count as a resit. We will therefore consider your predicted or achieved exam results when reviewing your application.

BVM&S Admissions Timeline

Sept 15 2020

Oct 22 2020

Oct 22 2020

Nov 2020 – 

Feb 2021

VMCAS application deadline
Available to North American university students only

No supplemental required

UCAS application deadline
Available to all 

You must also submit you Work Experience Summary Form

Work Experience From deadline
For all UCAS candidates only

Submit your WES following your UCAS application and upload it to your MyEd portal (you will be sent instructions on how to do this)

MMI (Multiple Mini Interview)
Attend an online interview

Offers are based on performance at interview

UCAS application reminder

You can only apply to a maximum of four UK Vet Schools through UCAS. We recommend you use your fifth choice but this must be for a non-veterinary related course.

Work Experience reminder

All UK Vet Schools have collaborated on an online work experience course and all agree this is valuable experience for entry into the world of veterinary medicine. This course opens on 7 September and can be included in the Edinburgh WES Form as well as any other online course undertaken to plug any gaps in work experience due to Covid-19.