University of Glasgow, School of Veterinary Medicine
Recognition status :
AVBC Australian Veterinary Boards Council Inc.
AVMA American Veterinary Medical Association
CVMA Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
EAEVE European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education
RCVS Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
VCNZ Veterinary Council of New Zealand
Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Biosciences (BSc)
The School of Veterinary Medicine is located on the 80 hectare Garscube Campus at the Northwest boundary of the city, four miles from the main University at Gilmorehill. The School was founded in 1862 and gained independent Faculty status in 1969. The School has a 190 hectare commercial farm and research centre at Cochno, 15 minutes from the Garscube Campus (5 miles north).
The School has approximately 300 staff (academic, research and support) with an additional 65 postgraduate research students, 30 post graduate clinical scholars and 500 undergraduate students.
The School is internationally recognised for its research and achieved the highest Grade Point Average in Scotland and joint highest in the UK in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. It also received an Excellent rating in the 1996 Quality Assessment of Teaching and in 1999 became only the third European School to achieve approved status from the American Veterinary Medical Association. The School was visited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and the European Association of Educational Veterinary Establishments in 2002, and was fully accredited.
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