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Equine Management

College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise

UCAS Code: D422 | Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

48

Students should normally have 48 UCAS tariff points at A2 Level plus four GCSE subjects at Grade C including English and Mathematics or equivalent. In addition to meeting the course entry requirement applicants must meet the General Entrance Requirements for Ulster University.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

The Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Equine Management, validated by Ulster University, is unique within the island of Ireland. The course which has been developed in consultation with the equine industry to meet their needs, aims to produce motivated graduates with practical and managerial skills and the ability to make sound judgements in all aspects of managing an equine enterprise.

Equine courses offered at Enniskillen Campus incorporate a strong practical dimension and the philosophy of ‘learning by doing’ is applied throughout all programs. Specialist Amenities: The campus was founded in 1967 and has provided over 45 years of high quality education and training with equine courses being offered since the early 1990s. The combination of excellent equestrian, teaching and residential facilities at the campus enables students to develop their practical and academic competencies in a pleasant environment. The students receive excellent support from members of the local equine industry. The campus has been redeveloped to provide an impressive range of indoor and outdoor facilities. There are stabling facilities for student livery horses, a horse walker, an indoor arena and a number of outdoor arenas. The equine industry is an international business with many job opportunities, enabling students to experience life and work around the world. Enniskillen Campus currently provides the widest range of equine programmes in Ireland. Courses have been developed which meet the needs of the industry and students alike, producing graduates with the capability to succeed in a wide range of careers. Through the courses, the College aims to help develop a competitive equine industry and aspires to give students an insight into many different equine related careers.

Modules

Year 1:
• Breeding and stud practices
• Equine facilities management
• Equine management practices
• Equine structures and systems
• Principles of equine nutrition
Options:
• Equitation
• Horse racing industry

Year 2:
• Applied enterprise management
• Equine performance physiology
• Horse health and welfare
• Management of the equine athlete
• Research methods and data analytics
• Work-based learning

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£2,500
per year
Republic of Ireland
£2,500
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Enniskillen Campus

Department:

Equine Department

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