BSc (Hons) in Equine Science

General

Program Description

The course focuses on the science behind the latest advances in the equine industry.

The programme embeds key veterinary science modules such as Mammalian Biochemistry and Veterinary Microbiology and Immunology which allows graduates to access entry into a wide range of paraveterinary postgraduate courses and employment opportunities. The modules incorporate key laboratory skills which are developed during the degree course and culminate in students having the opportunity to engage in collaborative projects with industry partners.

The links with ‘live’ research projects and opportunities to use new enhanced scientific laboratory facilities create a vibrant and well-resourced environment for undertaking undergraduate dissertations.

The route will prepare students for employment in broad fields within the equine industry including nutrition, stud work, performance management, para-veterinary, pharmaceutical sales and diagnostic laboratory work and equine research. It also provides graduate opportunities for entry into management in other sectors and has a very broad scientific training offering entry to more than 25 post-graduate degree programmes both within and outside of the equine field.

What will I study?

The course focuses on the latest advances in equine science providing graduates with a foundation in the scientific skills essential to the equine industry.

The BSc (Hons) in Equine Science at Reaseheath offers both academic excellence and student satisfaction.

The course is validated by the University of Chester ensuring students graduate with a degree awarded by a well-respected University with a high level of academic and vocational skills.

The BSc (Hons) in Equine Science embeds key veterinary science modules allowing graduates to access a range of para-veterinary postgraduate courses and employment opportunities.

The HE Equine team are experts in their chosen field with extensive industry experience, students benefit from their passion for knowledge transfer. The team delivers student support second to none to ensure undergraduates have every opportunity for academic success.

Entry requirements

  • 96 UCAS points
  • A Levels preferably to include Biology (or related subject)
  • or BTEC Level 3 qualification (2 years) at Merit in a relevant subject
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Mature students (aged 21+) will be considered on an individual basis and substantial.

Further study

  • Postgraduate study.

Career Options

  • Consultancy
  • Equine rehabilitation
  • Equine nutrition
  • Research and development in equine and para-veterinary fields
  • Equine research
  • Veterinary physiotherapy.

Please note: acceptance onto riding units is subject to assessment and weight limit of 13 stone.

Tuition Fees

As a Higher Education student you will have two main costs to meet; your tuition fees and living costs.

Our full-time tuition fees for UK and EU students entering University in either 2017/18 or 2018/19 are £9,250. These fees are charged for each academic year of a course and are set by the college annually.

If you are an international student or for the latest information on tuition fees visit the student finance page on our website.

Last updated Apr 2018

About the School

Located in rural Cheshire, our campus has top class, industry standard, teaching facilities but still retains its friendly, supportive atmosphere – a combination which delivers both academic excellenc ... Read More

Located in rural Cheshire, our campus has top class, industry standard, teaching facilities but still retains its friendly, supportive atmosphere – a combination which delivers both academic excellence and student satisfaction. Read less