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Racehorse Performance and Rehabilitation

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C-B,B,C

Typical offer is CCC-BBC or equivalent. This must include a minimum of two A Levels including one in a Biological Science. Students without a Biological Science will be considered for a foundation year option.

Typical offer is 96-112 UCAS tariff points in an Access to Higher Education Diploma to include a minimum of a pass in a Biological Science module at Level 3.

Typical offer is 96-112 UCAS tariff points in an IB Diploma, to include a minimum of two Highers at H3 or above, including one in a Biological Science. This must also include Maths and English Language at a minimum of Standard Level S3 if equivalent GCSE's have not been obtained.

Typical offer is 96-112 UCAS tariff points in the Irish Leaving Certificate. This must include a minimum of two Highers including one in a Biological Science subject. This must also include Maths and English Language at a minimum of Ordinary Level.

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

MMM-DMM

Typical offer is a MMM-DMM in an Extended Diploma or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Typical offer is 96-112 UCAS tariff points in Scottish Highers. This must include a minimum of two Highers, including one in a Biological Science.

UCAS Tariff

96-112

About this course


This course has alternative study modes. Contact the university to find out how the information below might vary.

Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Other options

4.0 years | Sandwich | 2021

Subjects

Animal science

Equine studies

**If you want to develop your expertise in racehorse performance and rehabilitation, then this is the course for you.**

Throughout your degree, you'll learn how to achieve optimal racehorse performance including returning the thoroughbred to peak condition following an injury.

Our county of Gloucestershire is renowned for horseracing, with leading trainers and facilities on site and nearby.

You’ll benefit from our strong links with racing professionals as well as our research-active commercial Equine Therapy Centre on campus, which rehabilitates racehorses, and other equine athletes, back to competition.

The skills and industry connections you develop will help you take advantage of global opportunities that exist in an innovative, fast-paced industry.

You'll graduate with a strong awareness of the racing industry, combined with the ability to apply scientific principles to training practices, analyse performance and understand the rehabilitation process of the racehorse.urses.

Modules

The first year of the programme aims to establish a foundation knowledge and understanding of how the racehorse operates including explaining how functional anatomy and physiology, nutrition, genetics and health combine to underpin performance and success. International racehorse management and the different facets that make up the global racing industry will also prove pivotal.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£13,000
per year
International
£13,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

Extra funding

Studying a degree is a worthwhile investment, providing opportunities and experiences to help you to carve out a rewarding and successful future. We know that accessing funding, in the form of loans, grants, bursaries and scholarships, can make studying a degree possible for many students.

Alongside government loans, Hartpury University and our partners offer a range of financial support packages to eligible students applying for our courses. Please visit our student finance page for more information on what’s on offer to help you with your study costs: http://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/facilities/life-at-hartpury/finance/

The Uni


Course location:

Hartpury University

Department:

Equine

TEF rating:
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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

87%
med
Animal science
87%
med
Equine studies

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Animal science

Teaching and learning

90%
Staff make the subject interesting
95%
Staff are good at explaining things
86%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
74%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

86%
Library resources
89%
IT resources
89%
Course specific equipment and facilities
76%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

93%
UK students
7%
International students
9%
Male students
91%
Female students
71%
2:1 or above
13%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
D
C

After graduation


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