Course: FdSc Equine Sports Science and Coaching

Department: Equine

Type: Degree

Duration: Two years

The Programme

This programme combines academic modules in equine and human sport science with practical equitation and coaching modules that will enable you to appreciate the role of the professional coach and to understand the qualities needed to coach effectively.

What You Study

  • Equine anatomy and physiology
  • Applied vocational equine management
  • Equitation (elective)
  • Introduction to sports science (elective)
  • Performance analysis in sport (elective)
  • Equine sports coaching 
  • Equine exercise physiology 
  • Advanced equine coaching (elective).

How To Apply

Application is through UCAS using the code D3C7.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of 48 UCAS points at A-Level, a relevant 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.

Equitation modules require riding to BHS Stage 2 or equivalent standard, or above.

Jennifer Williams

BSc (Hons) Equine Therapy and Rehabilitation

Having completed the BSc (Hons) Equine Therapy and Rehabilitation degree at Bishop Burton College, Jennifer now has her own business as a Veterinary Physiotherapist.