Questions about this self-study Essential course?
There are some courses available although not specifically for the RCVS, with the exception of one (however we have received mixed reviews about the quality of that course).
Our self-study Essential does not contain all the content and material that you have to study for the RCVS Exam, but it does provide you with UK-specific content and resources for most of the study topics. However, right now we do not have any content on equine medicine and surgery.
Yes, all of the content of this self-study Essential course is free to access.
You need to take and pass the RCVS examination if you did NOT graduate from:
In general, yes. The format of the exam changed in 2019. Therefore we can’t tell for sure about the average pass rate. Previously, the pass rate for the exam was low, anywhere between 10 to 45% depending on the year.
The exam has three parts. You can learn more about the structure and requirements for the exam by joining the free RCVS exam self-study course. You will also gain access to another course that covers the actual exam format and procedures.
The fee for sitting the exam in 2021 was £2500.