Royal Veterinary College London (on hold since Brexit)

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Royal Veterinary College (RVC), University of London is a destination in Great Britain for MA students veterinary medicine after completion of the differentiated part of the masterprogramme.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Clinical rotations and research.

Number of places available

20 in total (this number indicates the places available for clinical rotations for two weeks each).

Student experiences

For student experiences - ervaringsverhalen please go to the Blackboard Community of the International Office of Veterinary Medicine (only accessible for veterinary medicine students).


General information for international students


Social Media


Academic calendar

Not applicable (rotations go year-round).


English at B2 level at least. Handing in an official test is not necessary.

Course catalogue

Find courses here.

Check the Veterinary Medicine international office Blackboard for possible rotation per animal species.

Please be aware of the different locations:
Hawkshead Campus (North of London -> e.g. Equine and companion animal hospitals)
Camden Campus (London -> e.g. first line companion animals, first year students, research)
Regional Veterinary Centre (Dorchester – Dorset -> Farm animal Health)


Courses at Master’s level

Yes (exclusively master level)

Courses taught in English



Hawkshead campus
Camden campus
For Farm Animal Health rotations you will be located near the farm at Dorset (a county in southwest England).
Please note there can be quite a difference in living costs between locations.

Estimated living costs per month

Approximately € 1.800
For more RVC living expenses tips visit this page.


Per full-time week 1,5 ECTS


Since the UK left the European Union you, as a veterinary medicine student, will need a visa.

International Office Diergeneeskunde

Ideeën en vragen?

Je kunt bij het International Office (IO) Diergeneeskunde terecht met al je vragen over het volgen van onderwijs in het buitenland.

Het International Office bestaat uit: 
Inge Hordijk (coördinator) en Fabiënne van der Sijs.


Heb je een afspraak op locatie? Je kunt op de 1e verdieping in het studielandschap wachten bij het bankje bij de giraf.