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Chichester College

Animal Management (Equine)

UCAS Code: 4683

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

A typical offer will include; a biology/science discipline, applicants will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the Anatomy and Physiology.

Access to HE Diploma

M:30,P:15

A typical offer will include; a biology/science discipline, applicants will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the Anatomy and Physiology.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE at grades C or above are required in English Language and Mathematics

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

Students must have their primary subject related to this course. A typical offer will include; a biology/science discipline, applicants will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the Anatomy and Physiology.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMM

A typical offer will include studies of the Animal Discipline and of the Anatomy & Physiology.

Scottish Higher

C,C,D,D,D,D

A typical offer will include; a biology/science discipline, applicants will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the Anatomy and Physiology.

UCAS Tariff

80-96

All students complete an Interview. A typical offer will include; a biology/science discipline, applicants will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the Anatomy and Physiology.

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

The Edexcel BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) includes a unique range of modules chosen to give you an unrivalled understanding of the equine health and disease management together with the managerial skills necessary to succeed in business. You will benefit from high quality equine facilities including a fantastic range of horses, indoor stabling and arena with training mirrors and cameras, outdoor all weather arenas, BSJA jumps and cross-country schooling fences and will use a brand new £3.5 million Animal Management Centre. Year 1 comprises the HNC (Level 4 Higher National Certificate) qualification and then you can progress on to the second year HND (Level 5 Higher National Diploma) to fully complete your qualification.
The HND can be topped up with one year’s study at university. Options include BSc Equine Science, BSc Equine Management, BSc Performance Management and BSc Equine Studies. Successful completion of the course also allows you to enter the equine industry.
At the end of the course you will have the opportunity to celebrate your achievement with a full graduation ceremony at Chichester Cathedral.

Modules

You will benefit from a comprehensive programme of academic study skills throughout the course and will work in a supervisory capacity on the equine yard. In the first year, your topics will include; Horse Husbandry, Animal Health & Welfare, Managing Equine Facilities, Business & Business Environment, Managing a Successful Project, Animal Anatomy & Physiology, Horse & Human Interactions and Nutrition. During the second year, you will study Equine Health and Disease, Equine Therapy and Rehabilitation, Biological Principles, Research Project, Work Experience, Ethics and Equine Event Management.

Assessment methods

You will be taught both in a classroom setting and in the animal centre. You will also be expected to undertake self-directed research. Learners will complete fieldwork and enjoy participating in a number of trips and visits. You will be assessed through a mixture of written assignments and reports, poster and oral presentations, practical assessments, discussions and debates. There will also be an externally set assessment both in year 1 and year 2. This is set by Pearsons (BTEC) the awarding body for the qualifications.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,500
per year
England
£6,500
per year
EU
£6,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,500
per year
Scotland
£6,500
per year
Wales
£6,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Brinsbury Campus

Department:

Equine Studies

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