A vocational course which provides the fundamental skills for studying the scientific basis of veterinary medicine and clinical veterinary science.
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 course overview 🔗 🌟 , 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.
Prior knowledge 🔗 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 🔗 🌟 Cambridge Open Day Videos for prospective students. These are informative not just for offer holders, but also anyone hoping to apply.
CambTweet Vet Med 🔗 Follow the daily life of a Veterinary Medicine student through this Twitter account!
Reading Lists 🔗 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 🔗 🌟 Some useful answers to common questions about the application process.
Admissions Assessment specification 🔗
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!