What will I learn?
The programme is designed to prepare you for a career in the exciting and demanding equine industry. Using the outstanding facilities of the BHS approved Equine Centre, you will develop the vital skills needed, from riding and husbandry at Level 4 to research and analysis at Level 6.
This course provides real life experience by giving you the chance to organise an event of your choosing. In all three years of the course, you will also be involved in scientific projects and industrial experience and careers development.
A range of offsite visits and guest lectures give yet more industry insight, and give students the opportunity to develop their own links with professionals within the industry.
How will I be assessed?
Tutorial support throughout your programme of study will help you to develop your skills and knowledge, using a varied range of assessments, including written exams, case studies, seminars, investigative reports and oral assessments.
Where can I go from here?
You can progress to further study on the MSc in Equine Behaviour, Performance and Training or another MSc, MA or PhD programme. University Centre Sparsholt graduates enjoy a range of careers in sales and marketing, lecturing, journalism, event management, breeding and grooming for a range of competitive disciplines.
- Equine Anatomy & Physiology
- The Equine Industry
- Academic Skills
- Industrial Experience
- Scientific Principles of Equitation
- Equitation & Husbandry
- Principles in Biology
- Equine Business Administration
- Nutrition & Dietetics
- Equitation & Coaching
- Industrial Development
- Equine Health & Welfare
- Breeding & Stud Management
- Statistics and Research Methods
- Leisure Enterprise Management
- Further Statistics
- Equine Rehabilitation & Therapy
- Equine Biomechanics & Sports Science
- Applied Nutrition (optional)*
- Reproductive Technologies and Genetics (optional) *
- Professional Industrial Development
*subject to demand
A Level: Three Three A Levels including two at grade C or above, including a minimum of grade C in a science subject
BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM
City & Guilds Advanced Technical Ext. Diploma (1080): DMM
BTEC Diploma: N/A
City & Guilds Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (720): N/A
T Levels: Merit in a relevant subject
Access to HE: A Merit profile in a relevant Access course with 96 tariff points including a minimum of 15 credits at merit in science based units
International Baccalaureate: 24 points with HL Science at 4
Plus GCSE Maths and English at grade 4/C or above or Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English