Course: BSc (Hons) Equine Science

Department: Equine

Type: Degree

Duration: Three years or one year for the ‘top up’

The Programme

This degree focuses on equine science with practical application enhanced by the integration of scientific theory. Students make full use of the College’s science laboratories and extensive equine facilities as part of the course.

What You Study

  • Fundamentals of science
  • Equine evolution and development
  • Equine nutrition
  • Equine anatomy and physiology
  • Equine behaviour and welfare
  • Equine sport injury and diagnostics
  • Genetics and molecular biology
  • Immunology
  • Equine reproductive physiology.

How To Apply

Application is through UCAS, using code D428 for the three-year programme and D429 for the final year ‘top up’.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of 80 UCAS points at A-Level, a Level 3 Extended Diploma or equivalent or an Access to Higher Education Diploma, plus a satisfactory reference.

Life experience of mature students will be taken into account when considering applications. The successful completion of an entry task may be required when considering applications without the required formal entry qualifications.

For advanced entry to final level, a relevant Level 5 qualification such as a Foundation Degree is required.

Rebecca Wilson

BSc (Hons) Equine Science

Rebecca spent five years in total at the College, progressing from further education to complete her degree.