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 skills acquired in your FdSc course to prepare you for employment.
A full range of off-site visits to studs, sports horse centres and competition grounds, plus guest speakers in nutrition, physiotherapy and other subjects give yet more industry insight.
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 exams, case studies, seminars, investigative reports and practical sessions.
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. UCS graduates enjoy a range of careers in teaching, livery centres, polo yards, racing and studs, including competition rider, groom, riding instructor, stud worker and stable manager.
Leisure Enterprise Management
Equine Rehabilitation & Therapy
Equine Biomechanics & Sports Science
Applied Nutrition (optional)*
Equine Genetics & Reproductive Technologies (optional)*
Professional Industrial Development
*subject to demand
FdSc or HND in Equine Studies or related subjects.
Plus GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or above or Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English