Degree in Veterinary Science

Train as a top-level veterinarian to acquire the sector’s most demanded skills and abilities. Gain practical clinical experience by treating real patients at our Veterinary Teaching Hospital and receive intense training in the most sought-after areas of the veterinary industry, thanks to our agreements with over 70 leading companies in food safety, public health and animal health. Admissions process for the 2021-22 academic year is now open

Start September
Length Credits 5 years / 300 ECTS
Modality Campus-based
Campus Villanueva de la Cañada

Gain valuable practical experience during your degree by treating patients at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and undertaking internships at top companies.

Having educated more than 1,400 veterinarians over the course of 20 years, the UAX Veterinary Medicine Degree is renowned in the sector for providing students with comprehensive experience-based training. 

Our students have the advantage of training at the UAX Veterinary Teaching Hospital, a unique 7,000m2 facility where over 9,000 patients are treated every year. 

In addition to developing their skills with state-of-the-art simulators and cutting-edge medical technology, they join the veterinary team and have  the opportunity to deal with cases in different animal species, obtaining a multidisciplinary approach in the different specialities: surgery, neurology, traumatology, internal medicine, sports medicine, emergencies, etc. 

To complete their training, students undertake external internships at food technology companies, different livestock farms and relevant companies and associations such as Faunia, ONCE Guide Dog Foundation, Royal Canin, Colvema (Madrid Veterinary College), Anicura, FAA (Help the Animals Foundation), etc.

Our training is so appropriate to the sector, that 96% of our graduates find work in under 6 months after completing their degree.

Discover one of the five best universities in Spain for veterinary medicine, according to the El Mundo ranking. 

Information about the Veterinary Medicine Degree

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UAX Clinical Veterinary Hospital

A unique centre, which boasts the most advanced technology in Europe for the successful development of veterinary activity. Find out more

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You will be able to access the Degree in Veterinary Medicine by following the steps below.
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A professional at our university will advise you and help you choose which route best suits you and your interests.

Complete your admission process

Request admission to our university and take an admission test, which can be face-to-face or online, whichever suits you best!

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We know you have great potential and an apt profile to be a UAX student. You can now proceed with the paperwork and book your place!

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Enrol, comply with the deadlines and payment procedures to reserve your place and prove your legal entry requirements.


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Train with the best professionals

Isabel Olazabal

Jefe de Estudios del Grado en Biomedicina

Motivamos a nuestros alumnos para que alcancen sus objetivos y sean grandes profesionales

Pablo Aparicio

Professor of Physiotherapy

We conduct clinical simulations that provide confidence and safety to students during their practices.

Companies where our students carry out internships

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