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Animal, Equine and Veterinary Sciences

Combine your passion for animals with courses that cover every aspect of animal and equine science — from anatomy and physiology to the treatment and control of diseases — and get ready to work in a wide range of roles across the fields of animal health and welfare.

Animal, Equine and Veterinary Sciences at NTU

Our industry experts will help you to explore your passion for animals, empowering you to improve the health and wellbeing of the animals we share our lives with, in a range of career paths.

The link between animal and human health and wellbeing is becoming more widely recognised. The sector needs pioneers who have the dedication and expertise to optimise the lives of the animals on our planet. We work with a huge range of partners, so you’ll get expert insight from renowned industry professionals who regularly join our own world-leading academics; learning from the very best in the field.


in the UK for teaching quality in animal science courses (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024).


of our FdSc Veterinary Nursing graduates who entered employment are in a 'High Skilled' role 15 months after finishing their degrees (latest Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020/21).


of our animal and equine sciences undergraduates are in work or further study within 15 months of finishing their degrees (of those available for work or study, latest Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020/21).


of BSc (Hons) Animal Biology (sandwich) students are positive about the teaching on their course (National Student Survey 2023).


in the UK for the number of undergraduate students studying animal science (HESA data 2021/22).

Watch our Animal, Equine and Veterinary Sciences videos

Take a look at our subject videos to get a feel for studying at NTU. You'll hear more about our courses from our students and take a tour of our facilities.

An introduction to Animal, Equine and Veterinary Sciences at NTU

Where can you go with an Animal, Equine and Veterinary Sciences degree?

When you graduate, you’ll be ready to work across the sector in first opinion and referral veterinary practices, para-veterinary careers, animal nutrition, sports organisations and governing bodies, animal welfare organisations and charities, pharmaceuticals and biotech, and within research and science teaching. NTU graduates have previously gone into roles including:

  • Animal Feed Scientist
  • Conservationist
  • Education Coordinator
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Animal and Equine Trainer
  • Veterinary Nurse.

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