What will I learn?
The programme is designed to prepare you for a career in scientific support and management of the performance horse. You will use the outstanding facilities of the BHS-approved Equine Centre as well as fully equipped laboratories to develop the vital skills needed.
At Level 6, optional modules enable you to choose the study path that suits your career aims, with equine science subjects such as Equine Genetics and Reproductive Technologies and Applied Nutrition on offer.
Throughout your course, you will undertake a range of industrial experience and careers development opportunities. A range of offsite visits and guest lectures 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 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 such as MSc in Veterinary Physiotherapy or PhD programme. Our graduates enjoy a range of careers in equine veterinary nursing, equine behaviour, breeding, nutrition and welfare, laboratory based research and scientific support of performance horses.
- Equine Anatomy & Physiology
- The Equine Industry
- Academic Skills
- Industrial Experience
- Scientific Principles of Equitation
- Equitation & Husbandry
- Principles in Biology
- Advanced Equine Anatomy & Physiology
- Nutrition & Dietetics
- Statistics and Research Methods
- Equitation & Coaching
- Equine Ethology
- Equine Health & Welfare
- Breeding & Stud Management
- Equine Veterinary Science
- 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 C/4 or above or Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English