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Equine Science

Warwickshire College and University Centre

UCAS Code: D323 | Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

Applicants will also need five GCSEs at grade 4 or above (or equivalent) including English Language, Science and Mathematics.

UCAS Tariff

104

This may be derived from a Level 3 qualification in a related subject or A Levels, ideally including one Science subject. Entry requirements are for guidance only. We welcome students with equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact us to discuss further.

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Equine studies

This comprehensive course covers all aspects of Equine Science to provide students with the key knowledge and skills to enter the equine science industry. During the final year there are three optional modules to choose one from, which will allow students to tailor this year to their specific interests.

From exciting new developments in equine microbiology, nutrition and reproduction through to advances in biotechnology; if you aspire to a career in equine science, research or clinical practice, then our BSc (Hons) in Equine Science is the course for you. Offering a rich and varied syllabus that explores equine science from both clinical and welfare perspectives, the course facilitates the development of real world professional skills and knowledge essential to those wishing to work in a clinical or scientific context. Whilst focusing on equine systems, the modules taught are specifically designed to deliver competence in transferable skills with relevance to a wide range of biological and animal science career paths.

This course is validated in partnership with Coventry University.

Modules

Modules may include

Year 1 – Level 4:

Mammalian Anatomy & Physiology
Equine Industry Principles of Equine Science
Equine & Human Nutrition
Applied Equine Management

Year 2 - Level 5:

Research Design & Analysis
Equine Exercise Physiology
Equine Reproduction & Management
Equine Behaviour, Ethics & Welfare
Equine Health & Disease
Applied Equine Biomechanics

Year 3 – Level 6:

Science Dissertation
Sports Injury & Rehabilitation
Veterinary Science
Contemporary Issues in Equine Science

Optional Modules:

Elite Athletic Performance
Alternative Therapy in Veterinary Medicine
Advanced Equine Nutrition

Assessment methods

Each module will have its own specific assessment profile and may consist of coursework or examination.

Modules are assessed using a variety of assessment methods (case studies, reports, presentations, practicals etc) to allow for you to develop a range of skills related to the subject area and to help you build confidence in the subject and in yourself.

Tuition fees

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

England
£8,735
per year
EU
£11,450
per year
International
£11,450
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,735
per year
Scotland
£8,735
per year
Wales
£8,735
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Moreton Morrell College

Department:

Equine

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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.

79%
high
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

87%
Staff make the subject interesting
74%
Staff are good at explaining things
83%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
77%
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

78%
Library resources
75%
IT resources
74%
Course specific equipment and facilities
55%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

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

After graduation


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Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

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