Turn your admiration for animals into a career with UCOL’s Diploma in Veterinary Nursing. Learn how to care for domesticated and exotic animals across a wide range of subjects including behaviour; anaesthesia, radiography and surgical procedures; pharmacology; medicine; anatomy and nursing. At UCOL you get fantastic learning support and real life experience with a clinical placement in a vet clinic for 5 - 7 weeks.
The Diploma opens the door to a broad range of animal health careers - from vet clinics, zoos, animal shelters, pet shops, wildlife parks, laboratories to agricultural and animal health sales. Our graduates are also approved to work in BESTPracticeTM accredited veterinary clinics.
The programme may be studied full-time in two years, part-time, or by distance learning, providing an opportunity to up-skill for those working in the industry desiring a qualification. The distance option for this programme does not qualify for loans or allowances.
Diploma in Veterinary Nursing fact sheet for distance learning options
Programme Fact Sheet
Diploma in Veterinary Nursing Fact Sheet
Diploma in Veterinary Nursing - Level 6
Study Options / Duration
Full-time 2 years. Part-time distance learning options available.,
International: Please enquire for details.
UCOL has an Admission and Conversation process to make sure you are studying at a level you are prepared for. The aim is to help you find the right level of study and educational pathway for you to succeed at UCOL. For more information please download and read the UCOL Admission Guide